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18/04/2014 19:28

Visit Heritage Sites For Free

The Office of Public Works is pleased to announce that on the first Wednesday of every month all OPW managed Heritage Sites will continueto offer FREE ADMISSION to individuals wishing to visit these sites for the duration of their season! A full list of participating sites is given below, and...
22/01/2014 19:29

New Heritage Maps

The Heritage Council has recently launched “Heritage Maps”. These maps bring together heritage data from government departments, state agencies and local authorities to produce our wide range of data sets, many of which have never been shown publicly before. Follow the link below to explore the new...
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"  
27/11/2010 20:08

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Tooreen Stone Circle
 


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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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