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Ogham Stones

Beaufort Village, Killarney, Ireland
353-64-31633
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Names long forgotten

Ogham is the earliest form of writing in Ireland and was only in use for around 500 years. Ogham... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Clive B
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Dartford, United Kingdom
Even the locals are unsure of their origin...

Ogham stones... Living in the area fora good few years, driven past many times, visited once... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2017
Lotta R
via mobile
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14 Apr 2017
“Names long forgotten”
31 Jan 2017
“Even the locals are unsure of their origin...”
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Beaufort Village, Killarney, Ireland
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Ogham is the earliest form of writing in Ireland and was only in use for around 500 years. Ogham stones are the record for people long dead and forgotten, the oldest irish residents. Knowing this adds to their importance but does nothing to improve their...More

1  Thank Clive B
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Ogham stones... Living in the area fora good few years, driven past many times, visited once... well, they're nice stones, but don't look overly mysterious or authentic. To me, they look as if they were remodelled but according to the locals I spoke to in...More

Thank Lotta R
Reviewed 22 April 2013

Not terribly interesting and a poor location. No real parking, the path was boggy getting to it and, whilst there was a nice little information board (looking very weathered) it is clear this is some farmers cow field that just happens to have small standing...More

1  Thank terryfandorla
Reviewed 7 January 2007

Seven of the eight Ogham stones in this group were discovered in a souterrain at Coolmagort in the nineteenth century and have been set up on this site close to Dunloe Castle. The tallest stone is 8 feet high. There is also a prostrate slab...More

2  Thank loudic
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