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Religious Sites

Religious Sites

Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery

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Carrowmore
Sligo
Republic of Ireland

Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery in County Sligo is the largest and one of the most important, megalithic sites in Europe. Over 60 tombs have been located by archaeologists. The oldest pre-dates Newgrange by 700 years and is older than the pyramids.

Tombs are accessible and a restored cottage houses a small exhibition relating to the site. Visitors are advised to wear shoes suitable for walking on uneven terrain.

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