A pair of well-preserved and neighbouring tombs at Croaghbeg
and Shalwy (in foreground), county Donegal,
G 646 750 - Sheet 10
Nearest village: Kilcar
Nearest town: Killybegs
The farther tomb (Croaghbeg) had a subsidiary
single-chamber tomb or kist built in its full forecourt,
The same tombs almost thirty years later, surrounded by winter bracken - and with a depressing and intrusive modern 'development'.
Croaghbeg - G 645 751
The entrance and two chambers of the gallery.
The full forecourt during excavation looking towards the entrance to the gallery
- and in the distance across Donegal Bay, King's Mountain and Ben Bulben in one of Ireland's most megalith-rich areas.
The now-roofless subsidiary chamber-tomb within the large forecourt is in the foreground.