Stefan Bergh

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Maeve’s Cairn: megalithic tomb on a limestone mountain in Co Sligo

One of Sligo’s best-known landmarks, reputed to be Queen’s Maeve’s grave, on the summit of Knocknarea, is being put at risk by increased volumes of wa(...)

 Archeological volunteer Rithie Jones at the cairn on the top of Turlough Hill. Photograph: Eamon Ward

When a prehistoric people built a large settlement in the Burren up to 3,000 years ago, why did they choose a mountain-top with no running water? Wa(...)