Category Archives: Standing Stone

Pulleen Harbour, A Hidden Jewel at the end of the Road

It’s so great to be back to the Ring of Beara Blog again. So many delays but I’m back on track. We’ve just moved house from beautiful Beal Na Lappa and its splendid vistas to a lovely, bigger home in equally beautiful … Continue reading

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Caiseal Coillte, Cashelkeelty Stone Circle, Lauragh, County Kerry

Just west of the village of Lauragh in County Kerry (on the R571 road) there is an unassuming car park on the edge of a forest.  Oh! What a forest! It’s quiet and cool, the ground is soft , boggy … Continue reading

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Ardgroom Stone Circle, County Cork, Ireland

There is something so exciting and mysterious about visiting a stone circle. Thankfully we live in an area were there is an abundance of these curious sites, as well as wedge tombs, ring forts, boulder burials and fulachta fiadhs. Romantic … Continue reading

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Children of Lir Mythical Site, Allihies, County Cork, Ireland

Just outside the lovely seaside village of Allihies is a small sacred site dedicated to the Children of Lir.(Clann Lir) Their lives are celebrated in their ancient story,one of the three sorrows of Irish storytelling. The following sign will direct … Continue reading

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Glanmore Lake, County Kerry

At the foot of the Healy Pass, right on the border of Cork and Kerry, near the village of Lauragh, is the pretty Glanmore Lake.We had to keep our eyes open for the small sign above showing us the way. … Continue reading

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Ballycrovane Ogham Stone

The Ballycrovane Ogham Stone (Béal A’Chorraigh Bháin) was a lovely sight through the mist. Situated facing the small harbour close to the town of Ballycrovane, it stands an impressive 17 feet (approx. 5.2 metres) The Ogham writing is very worn … Continue reading

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