List of megalithic monuments in Ireland

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This is a list of megalithic monuments on the island of Ireland.

Photograph Name County Coordinates Type Age
Aghanaglack Dual Court - geograph.org.uk - 1453704.jpg Aghanaglack Fermanagh court tomb (double) -
Annadorn (11), October 2009.JPG Annadorn Dolmen Down 54°20′31.75″N 5°48′12.52″W / 54.3421528°N 5.8034778°W / 54.3421528; -5.8034778 (Annadorn Dolmen) portal tomb -
Ardgroom SW (v707553).jpg Ardgroom Cork 51°44′23.23″N 9°53′37.9″W / 51.7397861°N 9.893861°W / 51.7397861; -9.893861 (Ardgroom) stone circle -
Audleystown Cairn - geograph.org.uk - 243163.jpg Audleystown Court Tomb Down 54°22′29.13″N 5°35′58.08″W / 54.3747583°N 5.5994667°W / 54.3747583; -5.5994667 (Audleystown Court Tomb) court tomb -
Auglish.jpg Aughlish Londonderry 54°53′46″N 7°02′28″W / 54.896°N 7.041°W / 54.896; -7.041 (Aughlish) stone circles -
- Ballinran Court Tomb Down - court tomb -
- Ballyalton Court Tomb Down 54°19′44″N 5°38′47″W / 54.3288°N 5.6463°W / 54.3288; -5.6463 (Ballyalton Court Tomb) court tomb -
Ballykeel Dolmen.jpg Ballykeel Dolmen Armagh 54°08′12″N 6°28′16″W / 54.136696°N 6.471204°W / 54.136696; -6.471204 (Ballykeel Dolmen) portal tomb -
BallylumfordDolmen(DonMcCluney)Jul2007.jpg Ballylumford Dolmen Antrim 54°50′30″N 5°46′26″W / 54.84167°N 5.77389°W / 54.84167; -5.77389 (Ballylumford Dolmen) portal tomb 4000 years
Dooey'sCairn(PaulO'Brien)Jun2008.jpg Ballymacaldrack Court Tomb Antrim 55°0′5.9″N 6°24′15.3″W / 55.001639°N 6.404250°W / 55.001639; -6.404250 (Ballymacaldrack Court Tomb) court tomb -
Ballynoe (25), September 2009.JPG Ballynoe Stone Circle Down 54°17′27″N 5°43′35″W / 54.290937°N 5.726292°W / 54.290937; -5.726292 (Ballynoe Stone Circle) stone circle -
Co. Tyrone, Beaghmore A Stone Circle and Cairn.jpg Beaghmore Tyrone 54°42′14″N 6°56′11″W / 54.70389°N 6.93639°W / 54.70389; -6.93639 (Beaghmore) stone circles, cairns -
- Beenalaght Cork - stone row -
Beltany Stone Circle P1180130.jpg Beltany stone circle Donegal 54°51.025′N 7°36.28′W / 54.850417°N 7.60467°W / 54.850417; -7.60467 (Beltany stone circle) stone circle -
- Bohonagh Cork 51°34′48″N 8°59′56″W / 51.580102°N 8.998987°W / 51.580102; -8.998987 (Bohonagh) stone circle -
IMG BrownshillDolmen.jpg Brownshill Dolmen Carlow - portal tomb 5000–6000 years
- Carnfree Roscommon - cairns, standing stones -
Carrigagulla 03.jpg Carrigagulla Cork - stone circles, stone rows -
CarrowkeelIreland.jpg Carrowkeel Tombs Sligo 54°03′12″N 8°22′40″W / 54.05333°N 8.37778°W / 54.05333; -8.37778 (Carrowkeel Tombs) passage tombs 5100–5400 years
Carrowmore.JPG Carrowmore Sligo 54°15′03.08″N 8°31′09.00″W / 54.2508556°N 8.5191667°W / 54.2508556; -8.5191667 (Carrowmore) various -
IMG CastlestrangeStone2771.jpg Castlestrange stone Roscommon - standing stone -
Cloghanmore small.JPG Cloghanmore Donegal - court tomb -
- Cohaw Cavan - court tomb -
Stone circle, Corick.jpg Corick Londonderry 54°44′53″N 6°47′28″W / 54.748°N 6.791°W / 54.748; -6.791 (Corick) stone circles -
- Craigs Dolmen Antrim 55°00′07″N 6°28′26″W / 55.00194°N 6.47389°W / 55.00194; -6.47389 (Craigs Dolmen) passage tomb -
View of Dowth.jpg Dowth
(part of Brú na Bóinne)
Meath 53°42′10.5″N 6°26′57″W / 53.702917°N 6.44917°W / 53.702917; -6.44917 (Dowth) passage tomb -
DrombegStoneCircle 2004.jpg Drombeg stone circle Cork 51°33′52″N 9°05′13″W / 51.564553°N 9.08702°W / 51.564553; -9.08702 (Drombeg stone circle) recumbent stone circle -
Drumskinny Stone Circle and Alignment - geograph.org.uk - 65949.jpg Drumskinny Fermanagh 54°35′04″N 7°41′26″W / 54.58443°N 7.69051°W / 54.58443; -7.69051 (Drumskinny) stone circle, cairn -
- Eightercua Kerry 51°48′54″N 10°09′29″W / 51.81491°N 10.15807°W / 51.81491; -10.15807 (Eightercua) stone row 3700 years
Greystone011-6may08 006.JPG Faulagh Mayo 54°16′00″N 9°47′00″W / 54.26667°N 9.78333°W / 54.26667; -9.78333 (Faulagh) various -
- Gartnanoul Cavan - court tomb -
Northern Ireland Belfast Giants Ring 001.jpg Giant's Ring Antrim 54°32′25″N 5°57′0″W / 54.54028°N 5.95000°W / 54.54028; -5.95000 (Giant's Ring) portal tomb -
Glantane East Wedge Tomb.jpg Glantane East Cork 52°00′16″N 9°02′41″W / 52.004426°N 9.04485°W / 52.004426; -9.04485 (Glantane East) various -
Goward Dolmen.jpg Goward Dolmen Down 54°12′53″N 6°05′29″W / 54.21464°N 6.09132°W / 54.21464; -6.09132 (Goward Dolmen) portal tomb -
Grange stone circle.jpg Grange stone circle Limerick 52°30′51.45″N 8°32′30.45″W / 52.5142917°N 8.5417917°W / 52.5142917; -8.5417917 (Grange stone circle) stone circle -
Kilmashogue Megalithic Site 4.JPG Kilmashogue Dublin - wedge tomb, portal tombs, standing stones -
Knocknakilla Dolmen.jpg Knocknakilla Cork 52°00′24″N 9°01′28″W / 52.00680°N 9.02448°W / 52.00680; -9.02448 (Knocknakilla) portal tomb, stone circle, standing stone 3500 years
Sligo medb.jpg Knocknarea Sligo 54°15′32″N 8°34′29″W / 54.25891°N 8.57463°W / 54.25891; -8.57463 (Knocknarea) various -
Knowth02.jpg Knowth
(part of Brú na Bóinne)
Meath 53°42′06″N 6°29′30″W / 53.70167°N 6.49167°W / 53.70167; -6.49167 (Knowth) passage tomb -
Labbacallee.jpg Labbacallee Cork 52°10′11″N 8°20′13″W / 52.16983°N 8.33688°W / 52.16983; -8.33688 (Labbacallee) wedge tomb -
Legananny Dolmen (16), December 2009.JPG Legananny Dolmen Down 54°19′23″N 6°01′12″W / 54.323°N 6.020°W / 54.323; -6.020 (Legannany Dolmen) portal tomb -
Tara stone.jpg Lia Fáil Meath 53°34′39″N 6°36′43″W / 53.57750°N 6.61194°W / 53.57750; -6.61194 (Lia Fáil) standing stone -
Central Chamber.jpg Listoghil
(part of Carrowmore)
Sligo - - 5380–5640 years
Cairn T Loughcrew.jpg Loughcrew Cairns Meath 53°46′10″N 7°6′11″W / 53.76944°N 7.10306°W / 53.76944; -7.10306 (Loughcrew Cairns) cairns 5300–5500 years
- Magh Slécht Cavan - various -
IMG Meehambee2820.jpg Meehambee Dolmen Roscommon - portal tomb 5500 years
- Moylehid Fermanagh - passage tomb, cairn -
Newgrange Entrance.jpg Newgrange or Sí an Bhrú
(part of Brú na Bóinne)
Meath 53°41′39.73″N 6°28′30.11″W / 53.6943694°N 6.4750306°W / 53.6943694; -6.4750306 (Newgrange) passage tomb 5000 years
Paulnabrone.jpg Poulnabrone dolmen Clare 53°2′55.83″N 9°8′23.83″W / 53.0488417°N 9.1399528°W / 53.0488417; -9.1399528 (Poulnabrone dolmen) portal tomb -
Slidderyford Dolmen, May 2011 (03).JPG Slidderyford Dolmen Down - portal tomb -
Templebryan 1.jpg Templebryan Stone Circle Cork 51°38′35″N 8°53′00″W / 51.64316°N 8.88335°W / 51.64316; -8.88335 (Templebryan Stone Circle) stone circle -
Tibradden Passage Grave.jpg Tibradden Dublin 53°14′20.15″N 6°16′52.74″W / 53.2389306°N 6.2813167°W / 53.2389306; -6.2813167 (Tibradden) passage tomb -
Passage tomb, Townleyhall, Co. Louth - geograph.org.uk - 1078235.jpg Townleyhall
(part of Brú na Bóinne)
County Louth - passage tomb -
Stone of Turoe.JPG Turoe stone Galway 53°15′N 8°33′W / 53.250°N 8.550°W / 53.250; -8.550 (Turoe stone) standing stone -
Uragh Stone Circle.jpg Uragh Stone Circle Kerry 51°48′42.23″N 9°41′37.74″W / 51.8117306°N 9.6938167°W / 51.8117306; -9.6938167 (Uragh Stone Circle) stone circle -

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