Recommended Websites


A  list of useful and informative websites relating to Irish Archaeology


The Heritage Council

 Seeking to protect and enhance the richness, quality and diversity of Ireland's national heritage.


The Standing Stone

Excellent website covering monuments in the Irish midlands.



Long established active website that covers all of Ireland with a huge database of monuments.



Website highlighting the famous monuments of Ireland's Boyne Valley


Megalithic Ireland

Site featuring Irish megalithic, early ecclesiastical and fortified sites


  Megalithic Monuments  Of Ireland

Lots of information and photos on Irish Megaliths


Bonane Heritage Park

Website of Co. Kerry Heritage Park which has an abundance of well preserved multi-period archaeological sites


Irish Stones

  An excellent new website which documents the many megalithic and medieval places of Ireland


Voices From The Dawn

The Folklore of Ireland's ancient monuments


Irish Archaeology

An excellent Blog set up by an Irish archaeologist - with lots of interesting articles


Irish Megaliths

An excellent information packed website dealing with Megaliths and Early Christian sites



Waterford Websites


Muddy Boots

Facilitates Guided Walking Tours of the Comeragh, Knockmealdown and Galtee Mountain ranges


Lismore Heritage Town

Informative website about one of Waterford's most historic towns


Dunmore Walks

Website aimed at promoting walking tourism around the beautiful picturesque village of Dunmore East


Mount Melleray Abbey

Cistercian monastery and home to five Ogham stones


De La Salle Scout Group

A vibrant 'action packed' website with lots of photos and information about the group's activities



Waterford Accommodation


Fitzwilton Hotel

Luxury 4  Star hotel in the centre of Waterford City


Comeragh Hostel

  (Facebook Page)

 An excellent base from which to explore the many attractions of the Comeragh mountains and beyond


Tower Hotel & Leisure Centre

The perfect accommodation venue in the heart of Waterford City


The Granville Hotel

Luxury 4 star accommodation overlooking the waterfront and marina in Waterford City



Irish Websites


 Irish Lichens

A fantastic and fascinating website which explores the many species of Lichen found in Ireland


Irish Wildflowers

 Photographs and details of over 800 native and introduced wildflowers found in Ireland


Claudia Dingle

Irish artist specialising in watercolours


University College Cork

 Founded in 1845, UCC is one of the oldest Universities in Ireland


Castlecomer Discovery Park

 With its varied attractions, this is an ideal location for couples, families, tour groups, school groups or individuals.


Ogham Wish

Ogham Wishes  individually painted  on hand made paper and beautifully framed




International  Websites - Archaeology


Ancient Craft

An excellent website dedicated to archaeology, including ancient craft and technologies dating from pre-history through to 10th century.






















Ballyquin Portal Tomb

A delightfully situated monument

Read about Here


Tallest Stone


Waterford's  tallest standing stone is  located 5 km from Tramore. The impressive stone measures 3.7m in height. See it  Here


 Monument Guide

Types of Monument on this website



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The White Lady, Ballymacaw



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