Exploring Waterford's Ancient Monuments


11/12/2015 13:37

Significant Find In The County

A flint axe which has been found in Waterford could be up to 700,000 years old. The exciting discovery was made by fishermen off Creaden Head. The axe could prove to be the...
23/11/2015 20:34


Apologies to all recent visitors to the website for the lack of recent updates. I am currently in Cumbria, UK where I plan to visit a number of well known sites in the coming...
23/11/2015 20:25

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You can read a  fascinating  article about Archaeoastronomy at Coumaraglin which was recently submitted by Michael Power. The article explores the Equinox sunrise...

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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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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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