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Karnag rocks!

I’ve had a long standing interest in the local archaeology of Donegal, which ranges from the neolithic to medieval eras in Gleann Cholm Cille, but I’ve never really had a reference point with which to compare it. Now, having spent the last few days in Brittany, I’ve had the opportunity to see our stone age […]

Missing Link

Experts have confirmed that a stone circle on the southern side of the Gleann Cholm Cille valley most likely dates to the Bronze Age, ending a riddle that has puzzled archaeologists for decades. The structure, a ‘ring cairn’ made up of ‘two concentric stone circles, with cairn material between them, the outer circle lower than […]