Poulnabrone Dolmen

  • A burial tomb over 5000 yrs old (neolithic period) 4200BC - 2900BC
  • Portal tomb the word itself meaning hole of sorrows (Poll na mBrón)
  • The remains of 44 men women and children were found when it was excavated in 1985
  • A 9ft low cairn chamber was revealed, with the remains were found quartz stones, jewellery, stone axe, weapons and pottery