Drombeg Stone Circle revisit

Drombeg Stone Circle, Co Cork, Ireland

The entrance stones and axial stone gives an orientation to the mid winter setting sun

the axial stone

Breeny More Megaliths

Breeny More Stone Circle and four Boulder Burials

Breeny More Megaliths, Bantry, Co Cork, Ireland

Breeny More Stone Circle

Four Boulder-burials and the remains of a stone circle

Breeny More Stone Circle

The entrance stones at Breeny More Stone Circle

Breeny More four Boulder Burials

Breeny More four Boulder-burials with the stone circle portal stones

Aughlish (Auglish) Stone circles

Auglish/Aughlish Stone Circle

Auglish/Aughlish Stone Circles, Derry, Northern Ireland

Auglish/Aughlish Stone Circle

A series of 5 small stone circles and alignments in the foothills of the Sperrins

Auglish/Aughlish Stone Circle
Auglish/Aughlish Stone Circle

One of the alignments

Alignment stone

Showing the alignment

The largest of the circle stones

Same stone as above

Beltany Stone Circle – revisited

Beltany Stone Circle

Beltany Stone Circle, Raphoe, Co Donegal, Ireland

Beltany Stone Circle

the Celtic festival of fertility known as Beltane is celebrated in early May and it is thought the circle takes its name from this festival

Beltany Stone Circle
Beltany Stone Circle
Cup marked triangle stone at Beltany stone circle

This is the cup marked triangle stone

Beltany Standing Stone

The Standing Stone at the circle

Beltany Stone Circle

Link to first visit – https://www.tonyoneill.org/2016/09/15/beltany-stone-circle/

Ballynoe Stone Circle

The enchanted path
The enchanted path that leads to Ballynoe Stone Circle in County Down

ballynoe-stone-circle-1
Ballynoe Stone Circle was built around 4000 years ago. The circle encloses a burial mound

ballynoe stone circle
Detail of one of the stones that lie outside the circle

ballynoe stone circle
Arc of stones at Ballynoe Stone Circle. The circle is around 35mts across

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Detail of stones

Beltany Stone Circle

Beltany Stone Circle 1

Beltany Stone Circle, Raphoe, Co Donegal, Ireland

Beltany Stone Circle

The standing stone southeast of Beltany Stone Circle

Beltany Stone Circle 2

The name Beltany is thought to derive from Beltaine the Celtic festival of fertility

Beltany Stone Circle 3

Beltany Stone Circle