Tag Archives: Restoration

Archibald Castle

As previously mention in my post on Goat Castle, from the seven Castles or Tower houses that once stood in the Dalkey area only two remain. Directly across the street from Goat Castle, which also houses the Dalkey Heritage center, … Continue reading

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Knockmaroon Cromlech

I came across this Megalithic Tomb by complete accident whilst researching something else. However finding the darn thing was a different matter. As usual I now go out armed with all site co-ordinates uploaded to my GPS, but the location … Continue reading

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St. Brigid’s Fire Temple Part 6

After sharing a well deserved bottle of coke, it was off to the north side of the Cathedral where the restored foundations of an ancient fire temple. A small fire is often lit in the fire temple for ritual on … Continue reading

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