1Fergusson, James. Rude Stone Monuments in All Countries Their Age and Uses. London: J. Murray, 1872. 1-2.

2Fergusson 27.

3Molyneux, Thomas, and Gerard Boate. A Natural History of Ireland in Three Parts. Dublin: George Grierson, 1726. 189-90.
To some, it was inconceivable that the Irish, seen by these observers to be little more than savages, could have had ancestors in prehistory capable of constructing such sophisticated monuments as the passage tombs.

4Burl, Aubrey. A Guide to the Stone Circles of Britain, Ireland and Brittany. New Haven: Yale UP, 2005. 242.
The Shell Guide to Ireland (1967), and Harbison's Guide to the National and Historic Monuments of Ireland (1992) also refer to the monument as a "stone circle." According to "TomFourwinds," (Megalithomania) the confusion may have originated with the 1840 OS maps. where the monument was labeled "Stone Circle."

5Daniel, Glyn Edmund. The Origins and Growth of Archaeology. New York: Crowell, 1968. 33.
Stukeley, for all his eccentricities—he considered himself the "Chief Druid" of his circle—was actually a careful and skilled field worker.

6Vance, Rob. Secret Sights: Unknown Celtic Ireland. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan, 2003. 133.

7"County Mayo - Selected Monuments." Irish Megaliths: Field Guide & Photographs by Anthony Weir. Web. 29 Sept. 2011. <http://www.irishmegaliths.org.uk/mayo.htm>.
According to the author, "The site with fine views has been ruined by the usual hideous bungalow plonked right beside it."

8"Rossport Five." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Web. 29 Sept. 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rossport_Five>.
See also: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shell_To_Sea

9"Corrib Gas Pipeline: Environmental Impact Statement." Web. 29 Sept. 2011.
The "non-technical summary" of the EIS may be read here.