Tara, county Meath

N 920 595 - Sheet 42

 

The remarkable Stone of Destiny or Lía Fáil: a very phallic granite pillar some 1.5 metres high, moved here to commemorate the dead killed in a skirmish during the ill-fated 1798 Rebellion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The top photo was taken before interesting enhancement in 2003.

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the background of the top photo is "The Mound of the Hostages"to the N of the Lia Fáil.
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Ken Williams.

Photo by Ian Thompson

photo by "CursusWalker"

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