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An interesting contrast

This is not the easiest of monuments to find but worth the effort. There are, in fact, 3 Tombs but... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2016
Megalithic tomb

This is one of over 70 wedge tombs that have been found in the Burren area. The beautiful... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
Monika T
Warsaw, Poland
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14 Nov 2016
“An interesting contrast”
18 Sep 2016
“Megalithic tomb”
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R480 Road, Caherconnell, Ireland
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is not the easiest of monuments to find but worth the effort. There are, in fact, 3 Tombs but one is more complete than the other two. There are also a number of cairns. The Tombs are a good contrast to the better known...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is one of over 70 wedge tombs that have been found in the Burren area. The beautiful landscape is filled with stone walls, rocks, grean grass, flowers ... You just want to take a deep breath In the warm sunshine.

Thank Monika T
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I had this place on my trip bucket list along with the nearby Poulnabrone dolmen, but drove right past it after visiting the dolmen. I had thought it would be visible from the road! Since I had an extra day in Galway, I figured I'd...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2016

We visited here as we drove thru the Burren. Nice signs up to explain the tomb and how it was used, as well as info about the area. Free to visit, small parking area available, which was fine, only 1 tour bus there so not...More

1  Thank fabdog
Reviewed 8 October 2015

After exploring the nearby and much better-known Poulnabrone Dolmen, we backtracked a bit on the road to search for Glenisheen, which was mentioned on our tourist map, and a few other guidebooks. We finally deciphered the location, close to but well-hidden from the road, by...More

Thank dunadan
Reviewed 26 April 2015

After visiting the more illustrious dolmen at Poulnabrone and heading back towards Ballyvaughan. This 5000-year-old wedge tombs sits quietly in a field just off the R480 Road. Worth a visit if such sites piques your interest?

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