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Welcome to shee-eire.com section on Hole Stones. A Hole Stone refers to a megalith, sometimes standing alone, sometimes associated with a more complex structure, which is distinguished by having a Hole through it. Such stones are often associated with healing and fertility. Where size permitted, babies and small children were often passed through the holes in an attempt to cure their diseases right up to modern times. Smaller holes may have alignments to the Sun, Moon or certain Stars.  Anthony Weir has some interesting theories about hole stones on his website: http://www.beyond-the-pale.co.uk/phallic.htm (outside link)

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Carlow

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Hacketstown

Sligo

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Moytirra East

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