Key Sites

Ireland boasts an incredibly rich and diverse archaeological heritage, with evidence of human habitation dating back over 9000 years. From ancient standing stones and megalithic tombs to early Christian monasteries and medieval castles, the landscape of Ireland is dotted with a wealth of important archaeological sites. These sites provide us with a glimpse into the lives and cultural practices of the people who lived here long ago, and offer a unique window into the history and development of Ireland.

A visit to one of Ireland’s key archaeological sites is sure to be a rewarding experience. In this page, we will highlight some of the most important and interesting sites to be found in Ireland, including ancient forts, monasteries, and tombs, as well as more recent historical landmarks like castles and towers. We will delve into the rich history and cultural significance of each site, and provide information on how to access and explore these fascinating locations. So, join us on a journey through Ireland’s rich and fascinating archaeological heritage! This is a work in progress so sites will be added over time.

Brú na Bóinne
Poulnabrone Dolmen
Lough Gur
Drombeg Stone Circle
Queen Medb’s Tomb
Céide Fields
Hill of Tara
Dún Aonghasa
Uragh Stone Circle