Staigue Stone Fort

Staigue Stone Fort

Staigue Stone Fort, Co Kerry, Ireland

Staigue Stone Fort

The entrance to Staigue stone dun

Staigue Stone Fort

The inner tiered walls with steps

Clogher Dun

Clogher Dun/Stone Fort

Clogher Dun/Cashel/Stone Fort, Co Sligo Ireland

Interior of Clogher Stone Fort with entrance top left

Interior of Clogher Stone Fort with entrance top left

Souterrain entrance in Cloger Dun

The entrance to a souterrain in Cloge Dun

Tullyhogue Fort

Tullyhogue Fort
Tullyhogue Fort, Co Tyrone, Northern Ireland

Tullyhogue Fort
Tullyhogue Fort is the ancient ceremonial site where chieftains of the O’Neill dynasty of Tyrone were inaugurated as Kings on Leac na Rí (the Stone of Kings)

Tullyhogue Fort
The structure was not for defence but for ceremonial purposes

Tullyhogue Fort
A double bank surrounds the central enclosure

Tullyhogue Fort
Leac na Rí – the Stone of Kings stood in this circular enclosure before it was destroyed by English forces in the early 1600s