Exploring Waterford's Ancient Monuments

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Qurious Standing Stone

Qurious Standing Stone

Nollaigh Breathnach came across this Standing Stone while out walking recently. The stone is located about 2 metres from a narrow roadway in the townland of Carriganard in the Six Cross Roads area near Waterford City. At fist glance the tapered stone doesn’t appear to be very old or weathered and...

Kilclooney Rock

Kilclooney Rock

This huge rock is located in the front lawn of a private house just under the Comeragh mountains at Kilclooney. The rock, a conglomerate which no doubt could be classed as an Erratic, is up to 10 metres (35ft) in height. In local folklore it has been known as the ‘Poor Rock’ which suggests that...

Glenpatrick Rock

Glenpatrick Rock

'I came across this huge stone in the Glenpatrick area while browsing around in the mist that frequently covers the heather covered mountainside there'. The stone is a huge conglomerate which measures 2 metres in length. It is1.6m wide and 0.8m high. It slopes back slightly and has an space...

A Possible Standing Stone

A Possible Standing Stone

“There is a strong possibility that this stone which is now lying in the corner of a field, was once a standing stone. I came across it at Carrickanure where it lies just two fields away from the south standing stone at this site. It measures 2.3 metres long X 1m X 0.75m. It appears by the...

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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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