'Stumbled On' - previously unrecorded items

"It was on the approach to ‘Coum Eag’ which is a dry Coum (hollow) in the Comeragh mountains that I came across this very interesting heather covered stone. The earthfast rock has five of these curious rough circular markings on its upper surface with a further two continuing the line onto its...
“I came across this large flat topped stone which is located beside a Ring Fort on the slopes of Croughan Hill at Knockaturnory. Oval in shape, it measures 1.25 X 1.0 metre and has a large piece of quartz placed on top in the centre. Though much smaller, the stone is quite reminiscent of the...
“I found this interesting stone while crossing Comeragh mountain above Kilrossanty. It measures roughly 52mm X 35mm. The circular hole/depression which is located near to one end, has a diameter of 12 mm and is 5 mm deep”. “It fits comfortably in the left hand and suggests that it could have...
"This unusual pointed stone I came across not far from Ardmore cathedral and Round Tower. I seems to be part of the bank and is probably about 1 metre in height above the top of the field boundary". "The stone is white limestone which gives it a brilliant white appearance, specially when the...
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Ballyquin Portal Tomb

A delightfully situated monument

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Tallest Stone


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


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