Tag Archives: Longstone

Chradógaigh Standing Stone

Kildare is probably best known for its horse breeding and flat open plains, unfortunately we don’t have an abundance of ancient Neolithic monuments, there are no great Stone Circles or Burial Tombs so to speak. But what we do have … Continue reading

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Capturing History Challenge Week 17

Welcome to another week of the History Challenge. To kick of this weeks challenge we travel across the pond to the US and Augusta, Maine to check out the old Kennebec Arsenal from the 1800’s which later saw use as the … Continue reading

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Craddockstown West Standingstone

Just opposite the main entrance to the racecourse at Punchestown, lies the Standing Stone of Craddockstown West. Situated in a crop field and easily noticeable from the road, the massive megalithic Longstone stands approx 5 meters in height, but lies … Continue reading

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Longstone of Punchestown Great

Just a few minutes up the road from Craddockstown West Standing stone which can be found atop a hill in the field adjacent the racecourse at Punchestown lays the ‘Longstone’, of ‘Punchestown Great’. This monument can be partially seen above … Continue reading

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