Gaint's Ring, Belfast, Co. Down.

 

Portal CHAMBERS / Tombs

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Anskert, Co. Leitrim.

 

Welcome to Shee-Eire.com section on Portal Tombs.

 

A Portal Tomb refers to Three or more upright stones supporting a capstone. Other names for Portal Tombs are Portal Chambers, Chambered Graves. Older names include Dolmen's, Cromlech's as well as names such as Druids Altar, Giant's Grave, also name from mythology and folklore as Diarmuid and Grainne's Bed.

The word 'dolmen' comes from the Breton word 'tolmen' meaning 'stone table'. There is over 150 Portal Tomb is Ireland.

Please choose from list below to look at these awesome relic's of a time gone by.

CountySites - 22

Co. Carlow

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Brownshill

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Rathvilly

 

Co. Clare

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Kilcrimple

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Poulnabrone

Co. Cavan

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Burren

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Drumhawnagh

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Mullaghboy

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Co. Derry

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Glenroan

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Tirnony

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Co. Down

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Giant's Ring

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Goward

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Legannany

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Slidderyford

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Co. Leitrim

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Anskert

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Churchfield

Fenagh Beg

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Loughscur

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Co. Longford

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Aghnacliff

Co. Mayo

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Ballina

Co. Roscommon

Co. Tyrone

Tamaght

Co.Waterford

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Ballyquin

 

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