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Fourknocks Megalithic Passage Tomb
Ardcath, Co. Meath
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Fourknocks is a megalithic passage tomb found about 16km from Newgrange, near Ardcath, County Meath. The 5,000-year-old graves are decorated with abstract art. The main chamber also features one of the few prehistoric representations of a human face.

County Meath is home to several fascinating megalithic sites, including Fourknocks, located near Ardcath and only about 16km from Newgrange.

Fourknocks is a 5,000-year-old passage tomb that was excavated by the National Museum in the early 1950s. Though the discovered artefacts were taken to the museum, visitors to the site can see abstract art decorations and one of the only prehistoric depictions of a human face in Ireland.

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