Loughcrew, county Meath:
on Carnbane West :
not now visitable except with permission from the landowner and the Office of Public Works.
The sheep-strewn approach...
...and the cairn with Tomb T on Carbane E. behind.
The chamber with the freestanding limestone monolith or menhir...
...(left) in front of a huge, barely-concave basin.
Photos of recess carvings and roofstone by Ken Williams.
Slides taken around 1975.
The design on the top right of the right-hand picture
is also found on open-air petroglyphic boulders,
for example at Ormaig in the Kilmartin Valley, Argyll, Scotland.
A stone in the passage of Cairn L.
Screenshots from video taken by Howard Goldbaum
One of the exposed tombs close to Cairn L, seen from it...
...and a detail of the gallery.
Archæologist R.A. Macalister's photograph of Cairn F, which also has a free-standing monolith.
another tomb on Carnbane West >
more Loughcrew pictures and lore on the Voices from the Dawn website
Loughcrew from the Air >