Exploring Waterford's Ancient Monuments


24/02/2015 20:51

For All Hill Walkers

"Muddy Boots" is a new website which has just been launched by Mario Mc Rory. Mario facilitates hill walkers with Guided Tours throughout the Comeragh, Knockmealdown and...
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You can read a  fascinating new article about Archaeoastronomy at Coumaraglin which was recently submitted by Michael Power. The article explores the Equinox sunrise at...

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The county of Waterford, situated in the south-east of Ireland, is rich in ancient Megalithic monuments. 

Prehistoric Waterford documents these early structures which are thousands of years old, most of which date back to the Neolithic period (4500-2500 BC). The monuments form a remarkable collection of  intriguing architectural symbols, that stand as testaments to our forefather's way of life, their customs and beliefs and their quest for knowledge.

From a distant age of spirits and gods, they have bestowed on us a lasting legacy of reminders of a past society who sought to understand the eternal mysteries of life on earth and the hereafter.

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Thank you for visiting and hoping that you will enjoy your prehistoric journey through the county.


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Archaeoastronomy at Coumaraglin


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Waterford's Only Court Tomb



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Tallest Stone


Waterford's  tallest standing stone is  located 5 km from Tramore. The impressive stone measures 3.7m in height. See it  Here


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