armagh, northern ireland | villages and towns in europe + travel destinations #wanderlust

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...locally known as 'the fairy ring'...this is the Ballymacdermot Cairn located in County Armagh, Northern Ireland...this monument, lying on the slopes of Ballymacdermot Mountain close to Newry, is an extremely well preserved Neolithic burial site with three chambers...it can be dated between 4000 & 2500 BC...it is reputed to be haunted...

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"The Book of Kells" and "The Book of Armagh" , housed in St Patricks Cathedral (Church of Ireland) , Armagh.

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The beauty that comes from age... - Abandoned Cottage, Annaghmore, County Armagh - Photo by SiD Stephen

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Kilnasaggart Stone, County Armagh, Northern Ireland Old Irish inscription is translated as 'this place, bequeathed by Ternoc, son of Cernan the Little under the patronage of Peter the Apostle', erected in the early 700's AD, making it the earliest datable stone monument in Ireland. It is decorated with ten crosses and excavations in 1966 and 1968 uncovered a number of stone built and dug graves nearby. Close to the pillar are several small stones, some with crosses.

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