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Carrowkeel Passage Tomb Complex | Voices from the Dawn

Castlebaldwin, Co. Sligo The Carrowkeel passage tombs are only 20 minutes from the rushing traffic of the But they are a world apart: a transition from a modern community .

Carrowkeel Passage Tomb Cemetery, Sligo history, Sligo…

The stunning landscape of County Sligo. Here each of the peaks of the northern end of the Bricklieve Mountains has a Neolithic passage tomb

Carrowkeel, County Sligo

As part of the Hidden Ireland series, Neil Jackman looks at three fascinating places to visit this weekend in Sligo, Kildare and Fermanagh.

Loughcrew Hill Cairns, the best kept 5500 year old secret in archaeologi...

Flying Over "Loughcrew Cairn Tomb Hills" Oldcastle, Co Meath, Ireland

Drombeg Stone Circle

Ancient Stones And Passage Tombs – A Ramble Around Knowth, County Meath

Lidar image of the Hill of Tara and Knowth passage tomb, Co. Meath, Ireland

Lidar image of the Hill of Tara and Knowth passage tomb. An EU initiative, ArchaeoLandscapes, brings together experts from across Europe to promote and develop the use of remote sensing within archaeology.

Passage Tombs Passage tombs are becoming widely thought of as more than just depositories for the dead. Some passage tombs such as those in Co. Sligo at Carrowmore and Carrowkeel are over 7,000 years old and its likely they had wooden precursors. Passage tombs were designed to be impressive, and they were built in impressive locations taking many years to complete and decorate with the fine carvings such as in Knowth and Newgrange. Some locations (such as Newgrange) continued to hold special…

Passage Tombs Passage tombs are becoming widely thought of as more than just…

Petrogyphs at the Entrance of Newgrange, a 5000 Year Old Passage Tomb Photographic Print by Rich Reid at Art.com

Petrogyphs at the Entrance of Newgrange, a 5000 Year Old Passage Tomb

Petrogyphs at the entrance of Newgrange, a 5000 year old passage tomb. Brugh na Boinne, County Meath, Ireland. (I've been there - it is a startling place)

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