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Burren Ireland information - Poulnabrone Dolmen

Poulnabrone Dolmen in the Burren Ireland

Poulnabrone Dolmen is just 1 km North of Caherconnell Stone Fort.

The dolmen is among the most famous landmarks in the Burren. The remarkable image of the sun setting through the Dolmen is one of those most commonly associated with the area. The Dolmen is surronded by the characteristic Burren limestone pavement where a patient visitor may find examples of the famous burren flora. The dolmen itself is located a short walk from the road approximatly one hundred meters and is just 1 kilometer north of Cahreconnell.

If you visit Caherconnell you will have the opportunity to learn something of the people who built this magnificent structure and to learn about the other less frequently visited but no less remarkable sites the Burren.

Poulnabrone Dolmen near Caherconnell in the Burren Ireland

Poulnabrone Dolmen excavated in 1986 by Dr Anne Lynch of Duchas, among the discoveries were the remains of 16-22 adults and 6 children.



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