Dolmens and Rocks

Carlow Attractions
Dolmens and Rocks

Haroldstown Dolmen

Dolmens are megalithic structures of cultural heritage of Ireland. They are scattered all over the country and there is no shortage of them in County Carlow as well. The first and the most famous one is the Brownshill Dolmen. The second one I got to is Haroldstown Dolmen. Haroldstown Dolmen is situated on the banks […]

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Brownshill Dolmen
5km from Carlow Town
Carlow Attractions
Dolmens and Rocks
Must visit place in Carlow
National Monument

Brownshill Dolmen

The most characteristic attraction of County Carlow is The Brownshill Dolmen dating back to prehistoric times. Moreover, County Carlow is known as “The Dolmen County”. And it is a nickname based on the Brownshill Dolmen. Brownshill Dolmen is located 3 km east of the town of Carlow, just off the provincial road R726. Due to its […]

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Rathgeran Rock Art Stone
Carlow Attractions
Dolmens and Rocks

Rathgeran Rock Art Stone

On the beautiful Blackstairs Mountain beside Mount Leinster in Rathgeran townland, Co. Carlow is Rathgeran Rock Art Stone. This stone (one of three in Rathgeran) is the finest example of early prehistoric rock art in south Leinster. Also, it is one of the finest in Ireland. This stone is very hard to find on the […]

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