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The Fox's Den
Keash
Ballymote
Sligo
Ireland

Based on archaeological inspections in the 1900s, early man lived in the Caves of Keash. There's also evidence of bears, wolves and arctic lemmings. Legend says that Cormac Mac Airt, Ireland's famous High King, was born by a well near the caves and while his mother slept, he was stolen by a group of wolves. He was later reunited with his family and ruled as King.

Bring your camera and take shots of the incredible caves. Look for Lough Feenagh on your journey, it's shaped like the map of Ireland.

Find Carrowkeel Passage Tombs 6km from the Caves of Keash Visitor Centre. Explore the cluster of Neolithic passage tombs, they predate the Egyptian Pyramids by 500-800 years. Designated National Monuments, the Carrowkeel tombs are considered one of the "big four" passage tomb cemeteries in Ireland, along with Carrowmore, Brú na Bóinne and Loughcrew. Pre-booking is required for some tours.

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