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

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Farm ruin and telephone box, Co Tyrone, Ireland

Derelict Ireland - Deserted cottages
Derelict Ireland – Deserted cottages, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland


Glenelly Valley ruin, Co Tyrone, Ireland

Magherakeel Graveyard

Magherakeel graveyard
The steps at Magherakeel graveyard near the ruins of St. Caireall’s Church

Magherakeel graveyard
Celtic Cross Headstones at Magherakeel Graveyard

Magherakeel graveyard
Magherakeel graveyard, Killeter, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland

Harry Avery’s Castle

Harry Avery's Castle
The two towers of Harry Avery’s Castle, Newtownstewart, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland

Harry Avery's Castle
Named after (Henry Aimbreidh) O’Neill but built around 1320 by another member of the O’Neill clan

Goles Stone Row

Goles Stone Row

Goles alignment, Glenelly valley, Co Tyrone, Northern Ireland

Goles Stone Row

There are 11 stones in the alignment

 

Goles alignment

Further into the valley is Glenroan Portal Tomb known locally as Dermot and Graina’s Bed

Goles Stone Row

Beaghmore Stone Circles

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Beaghmore stone circle complex in the foothills of the Sperrins, Co Tyrone, Northern Ireland

Beaghmore stone circles 1

Two of the stone circles at Beaghmore

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A stone alignment at Beaghmore stone circle complex

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Sunset at Beaghmore stone circle complex

Clogher High Crosses

Clogher High Crosses

The Two Clogher High Crosses at St. Macartan’s, Clogher, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland

Clogher High Crosses

Clogher High Crosses

Clogher High Crosses

Clogher High Crosses

In a field behind the back of St. Macartan’s Cathederal is Clogher Hillfort.

Errigal Keerogue Cross

Errigal Keeroge Cross
Errigal Keerogue Cross, Augher, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland

Errigal Keeroge Cross

Errigal Keeroge Cross
The ancient stone cross can be found in the graveyard beside the ruins of St Kieron’s Church.

Errigal Keeroge