Voices from the Dawn | The Ancient Monuments of Ireland and their Folklore
The ancient monuments of Ireland and their folklore.
ireland, archaeology, folklore, mythology, passage tombs, dolmens, portal tombs, standing stones, forts, fairies, fairy forts, stone circles
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Voices from
the Dawn

The Folklore of Ireland’s
Prehistoric Monuments

ABOUT

The ancient ancestors of the Irish made their marks on the land with great stone and earthen structures. Their descendants developed stories to explain them.

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MAP

This is an ongoing project. There are 87 sites online, with work remaining to be done on an additional 55. The completed sites are noted in red on the map.

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Kuno Meyer, 1911

"…the earliest voice from the dawn
of West European civilization."

The legends of Ireland are

Inner Chamber, Newgrange Passage Tomb. Visit in virtual reality here.

Portal

Tombs

Passage

Tombs

Court and

Wedge Tombs

Standing

Stones

Stone

Circles

Earthworks

Stone

Forts

Early

Christian