Museums and Attractions

Museums and Attractions

Labbacallee Wedge Tomb


Republic of Ireland

The wedge tomb at Labbacallee, in Fermoy County Cork, is the biggest of all the Irish wedge tombs, known as the Hag's Bed the tomb is associated with the Celtic Hag Goddess 'Caillech Bhearra'.

The gallery is covered by three massive capstones, the largest weighs around ten tonnes and the tomb has three large buttress stones at the rear. Excavation in 1934 produced a number of exhumation burials, fragments of a late Stone Age decorated pot and a few fragments of bone and stone.

This is must see tomb if you are in this area.

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