Exploring Waterford's Ancient Monuments


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...

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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.


A Postcard From Castlerigg



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Waterford's Only Court Tomb



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The Standing Stones of Waterford

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Ballyquin Portal Tomb

A delightfully situated monument

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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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