Exploring Waterford's Ancient Monuments

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23/03/2017 17:55

Public Lecture On Ogham

On the 5th April, 2017, Dr Nora White of the School of Celtic Studies in the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies will give a seminal lecture at Waterford Institute of Technology on a current project that will make digital 3D models of all of Ireland’s Ogham stones (including those in...
23/02/2017 19:42

A Visit To Castlerigg

Recently I had the pleasure of visiting one of Britain's finest Stone Circles. Check out " A Postcard from Castlerigg" on the Articles page.
22/02/2017 19:45

Forgotten Monuments

The Heritage Council has issued a call for communities to nominate the forgotten and lonely monuments in their community that are desperately in need of care and attention under the 2017 Adopt a Monument Scheme.   You can get more information Here.
01/02/2011 21:49

Painting of the "Stone Man" standing stone

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31/01/2011 13:29

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23/01/2011 22:53

Mount Melleray Ogham Stones - Stone E

  Stone E and it is the tallest of the five stones. A slate, it measures 1.8m in height,0.53m in width and 0.15m in depth. The inscription reads "DEBRANI  MAQI  ELTI  AVI  OGATOS" and translates as "Grandson of Ogatos"  
23/01/2011 20:39

Mount Melleray Ogham Stones - Stone D

  Stone D is 1.7 m tall. Its inscription reads “NISIGNI MAQI ER”... which translates Nisignos the son of Er... (last name being obliterated).  
23/01/2011 19:46

Mount Melleray Ogham Stones - Stone C

  Stone C has damage to both the top and side resulting in the loss of the beginning and ending of the inscription. It measures 1.7m in height,0.41 in width and 0.08m in depth. The remaining inscription reads "MAQI  E - -" meaning Grandson  
23/01/2011 19:03

Mount Melleray Oghham Stones - Stone B

  Stone B  measures 1.7m in height is 0.36m in width and 0.13m in depth. The bottom of the stone has been damaged with most likely the first letters of the inscription missing. The remaining letters read  “VAGNI  MUCOI  CUNIA" which translates as "Decendant of...
22/01/2011 00:00

Mount Mellaray Ogham Stones - Stone A

  Stone A is in the centre of the exhibition hall. It is the smallest of the five stones measuring 1.19m in height.0.37m in wide and 0.05m in depth. Its inscription reads "- - NA  MAQI  LUGUDECA  MUC- -  CUNEA". - "decendant of Cunea"  

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