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Tag Archives: Burial mound
Not to far away from the previously mentioned Ballymount Castle lie the ruins of Whitehall or Tynan Hall as we knew it as children. It was the home of the famous Irish Poet Katherine Tynan, whom was born in a … Continue reading
Posted in Diary of a Ruinhunter, Historical, People, Photography, Places of Interest, Ruins Tagged A.E. Russell, Ballymount Castle, Belgard, Burial mound, Butler Yeats, Dublin, Hermetic Order of the Golden dawn, Ireland, Irish Literary Movement, Katherine Tynan, Kingswood, Lady Gregory, Magical, Masonic Lodge, Occultism, Poet, Spiritual Great Britain, tallaght, Theurgy, Tynan Hall, Whitehall, William, Writer 27 Comments
Bronze Age Burial Mound
The burial mound found in the Dublin suburb of Coolock lies on the grounds of an old estate which was once known as Moatfield. The manor style house which once stood here got its name from a small artificial hill … Continue reading
Posted in Historical, Landscape, Nature, Photography, Places of Interest Tagged 1500BC, Bronze age, Burial mound, Cadbury, Coolock, Moatfield Estate 12 Comments
This visit really brought back memories, I had not been here in probably 15 years. Having spent many a summer’s day roaming and exploring the ruins which looked a lot different from how they appear today. The area was excavated … Continue reading
Posted in Historical, Photography, Places of Interest Tagged 1622, 1767, 18th Century, Ballymount Castle, Ballymount Great, Beautiful mound, Bellamount, Bronze age, Burial mound, Cullen family, Folly, Gabriel Beringer, Gaelic, Garranstown, insurgents, James II, John Butler, Katharine Tynan, Kingswood, Kingswood Castle, Luas, M50 Motorway, motte-and-bailey, Painting, ruins, Sham Ruin, Sir Theobald Butler, Sir William Parsons, Solicitor General Ireland, Stone Castle, Tower House 19 Comments
Kilgowen : Standing Stone
After my brief visit to the chapel ruin at Fontstown, I was driving down the N9 towards Kilcullen when out of the corner of my eye I spotted this fantastic Standing Stone perched majestically atop a rather large Mound. Well needless to … Continue reading
Posted in Historical, Places of Interest Tagged Ancient, Archaeology, Burial mound, Flagstones, hill, Human, Ireland, Kildare, Kilgowan, Mound, N9, National Heritage, Place of power, Protected Monument, remains, Skeletons, Standing Stone 3 Comments
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