Carrowkeel, county Sligo

A grainy photograph taken with a primitive Kodak Instamatic camera in 1972, looking towards Slieve Daene and
(to the left) Knocknarea, with
Maeve's cairn just visible on the top.

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Another grainy photograph, from a different spot, also looking N towards Maeve's Cairn and Knocknarea.

A similar view taken twenty years later.

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Looking West to Cairn B from Cairn E.

Cairn O in Doonaveeragh townland, and Lough Arrow behind, with Mullaghfarna hut/tent-circles
at the bottom of the picture.

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Looking towards the escarpment of Doonaveragh (with cairn P to the right)
from one of the rings of (decayed limestone) stones in Mullaghfarnagh
which may have been where tents for a ceremonial gathering were pitched and weighted down.

Cairn P, digitally enhanced from a photograph by Sam Moore.

All but the first and last photos are by Tom FourWinds.


click on the picture to see of the Carrowkeel cairns.


for an historical account of Carrowkeel, with videos,
Voices from the Dawn website.


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