Turoe Stone Info & Photo Gallery

Name: Turoe Stone

 

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Location: Turoe Village, Loughrea, Co. Galway. 

Was orginally in a Iron Age Ring Fort a few miles away in Kiltullagh.

 

Access: By road with parking facilities and an open Farm and play park for kids but you have to pay in during the peak season. This is a good place to visit for a day out with the family.

 

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Description: The stone is a domed shaped Granite boulder. Just over 3 feet high. Dates from 1 to 3 century BC.

 

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Information: The decorations were ingraved in the surface by a technique known as poking.

 

Measurements: Just over three feet high. 

 

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