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This is a list of megalithic monument on the island of Ireland. Megalithic monuments are found throughout Ireland, and include burial sites (such as megalithic tombs) and ceremonial sites (such as stone circles).

Photograph Name County Coordinates Type Age
Aghanaglack Dual Court - geograph.org.uk - 1453704.jpg Aghanaglack Fermanagh court tomb (double) -
Annadorn (11), October 2009.JPG Annadorn Dolmen Down 54°20′31.75″N 5°48′12.52″W / 54.3421528°N 5.8034778°W / 54.3421528; -5.8034778 (Annadorn Dolmen) passage tomb -
Ardgroom SW (v707553).jpg Ardgroom Cork 51°44′23.23″N 9°53′37.9″W / 51.7397861°N 9.893861°W / 51.7397861; -9.893861 (Ardgroom) stone circle -
Audleystown Cairn - geograph.org.uk - 243163.jpg Audleystown Court Tomb Down 54°22′29.13″N 5°35′58.08″W / 54.3747583°N 5.5994667°W / 54.3747583; -5.5994667 (Audleystown Court Tomb) court tomb -
Auglish.jpg Aughlish Londonderry 54°53′46″N 7°02′28″W / 54.896°N 7.041°W / 54.896; -7.041 (Aughlish) stone circles -
- Ballinran Court Tomb Down - court tomb -
- Ballyalton Court Tomb Down 54°19′44″N 5°38′47″W / 54.3288°N 5.6463°W / 54.3288; -5.6463 (Ballyalton Court Tomb) court tomb -
- Ballyedmonduff Wedge Tomb Dublin - wedge tomb -
Ballykeel Dolmen.jpg Ballykeel Dolmen Armagh 54°08′12″N 6°28′16″W / 54.136696°N 6.471204°W / 54.136696; -6.471204 (Ballykeel Dolmen) portal tomb -
BallylumfordDolmen(DonMcCluney)Jul2007.jpg Ballylumford Dolmen Antrim 54°50′30″N 5°46′26″W / 54.84167°N 5.77389°W / 54.84167; -5.77389 (Ballylumford Dolmen) portal tomb 4000 years
Dooey'sCairn(PaulO'Brien)Jun2008.jpg Ballymacaldrack Court Tomb Antrim 55°0′5.9″N 6°24′15.3″W / 55.001639°N 6.404250°W / 55.001639; -6.404250 (Ballymacaldrack Court Tomb) court tomb -
Ballynoe (25), September 2009.JPG Ballynoe Stone Circle Down 54°17′27″N 5°43′35″W / 54.290937°N 5.726292°W / 54.290937; -5.726292 (Ballynoe Stone Circle) stone circle -
Co. Tyrone, Beaghmore A Stone Circle and Cairn.jpg Beaghmore Tyrone 54°42′14″N 6°56′11″W / 54.70389°N 6.93639°W / 54.70389; -6.93639 (Beaghmore) stone circles, cairns -
- Beenalaght Cork - stone row -
Beltany Stone Circle P1180130.jpg Beltany stone circle Donegal 54°51.025′N 7°36.28′W / 54.850417°N 7.60467°W / 54.850417; -7.60467 (Beltany stone circle) stone circle -
Bocan Stone Circle.jpg Bocan Stone Circle Donegal 55°16′20″N 7°08′53″W / 55.27222°N 7.14805°W / 55.27222; -7.14805 (Bocan Stone Circle) stone circle -
- Bohonagh Cork 51°34′48″N 8°59′56″W / 51.580102°N 8.998987°W / 51.580102; -8.998987 (Bohonagh) stone circle -
IMG BrownshillDolmen.jpg Brownshill Dolmen Carlow - portal tomb 5000–6000 years
- Carnfree Roscommon - cairns, standing stones -
Carrigagulla 03.jpg Carrigagulla Cork - stone circles, stone rows -
CarrowkeelIreland.jpg Carrowkeel Tombs Sligo 54°03′12″N 8°22′40″W / 54.05333°N 8.37778°W / 54.05333; -8.37778 (Carrowkeel Tombs) passage tombs 5100–5400 years
Carrowmore.JPG Carrowmore Sligo 54°15′03.08″N 8°31′09.00″W / 54.2508556°N 8.5191667°W / 54.2508556; -8.5191667 (Carrowmore) various -
IMG CastlestrangeStone2771.jpg Castlestrange stone Roscommon - standing stone -
Cloghanmore small.JPG Cloghanmore Donegal - court tomb -
- Cohaw Cavan - court tomb -
Stone circle, Corick.jpg Corick Londonderry 54°44′53″N 6°47′28″W / 54.748°N 6.791°W / 54.748; -6.791 (Corick) stone circles -
County Kerry - Coom Tomb - 20120103160021.jpg Coom Wedge Tomb Kerry 51°49′24.7″N 10°18′48.9″W / 51.823528°N 10.313583°W / 51.823528; -10.313583 (Coom) wedge tomb -
- Craigs Dolmen Antrim 55°00′07″N 6°28′26″W / 55.00194°N 6.47389°W / 55.00194; -6.47389 (Craigs Dolmen) passage tomb -
View of Dowth.jpg Dowth
(part of Brú na Bóinne)
Meath 53°42′10.5″N 6°26′57″W / 53.702917°N 6.44917°W / 53.702917; -6.44917 (Dowth) passage tomb -
DrombegStoneCircle 2004.jpg Drombeg stone circle Cork 51°33′52″N 9°05′13″W / 51.564553°N 9.08702°W / 51.564553; -9.08702 (Drombeg stone circle) recumbent stone circle -
Drumskinny Stone Circle and Alignment - geograph.org.uk - 65949.jpg Drumskinny Fermanagh 54°35′04″N 7°41′26″W / 54.58443°N 7.69051°W / 54.58443; -7.69051 (Drumskinny) stone circle, cairn -
- Eightercua Kerry 51°48′54″N 10°09′29″W / 51.81491°N 10.15807°W / 51.81491; -10.15807 (Eightercua) stone row 3700 years
Greystone011-6may08 006.JPG Faulagh Mayo 54°16′00″N 9°47′00″W / 54.26667°N 9.78333°W / 54.26667; -9.78333 (Faulagh) various -
- Gartnanoul Cavan - court tomb -
Northern Ireland Belfast Giants Ring 001.jpg Giant's Ring Down 54°32′25″N 5°57′0″W / 54.54028°N 5.95000°W / 54.54028; -5.95000 (Giant's Ring) passage tomb -
Glantane East Wedge Tomb.jpg Glantane East Cork 52°00′16″N 9°02′41″W / 52.004426°N 9.04485°W / 52.004426; -9.04485 (Glantane East) various -
Goward Dolmen.jpg Goward Dolmen Down 54°12′53″N 6°05′29″W / 54.21464°N 6.09132°W / 54.21464; -6.09132 (Goward Dolmen) portal tomb -
Grange stone circle.jpg Grange stone circle Limerick 52°30′51.45″N 8°32′30.45″W / 52.5142917°N 8.5417917°W / 52.5142917; -8.5417917 (Grange stone circle) stone circle -
Kilclooney More Portal Tomb Dg. 70 North-Eastern Chamber SE II 2016 08 30.jpg Kilclooney More Donegal 54°49′04″N 8°25′59″W / 54.817718°N 8.4331537°W / 54.817718; -8.4331537 two portal tombs, one court tomb
Kilmashogue Megalithic Site 4.JPG Kilmashogue Dublin - wedge tomb, portal tombs, standing stones -
Kilmogue Dolmen 2010.jpg Kilmogue Kilkenny 52°24′11″N 7°15′44″W / 52.403143°N 7.262261°W / 52.403143; -7.262261 (Kilmogue) portal tomb
Queen Anya's Tomb - geograph.org.uk - 150185.jpg Knockmany Passage Tomb Tyrone 54°26′51″N 7°9′34″W / 54.44750°N 7.15944°W / 54.44750; -7.15944 (Knockmany) passage tomb
Knockmaroon Tomb 01.jpg Knockmaree Dolmen Dublin 53°21′4″N 6°20′30″W / 53.35111°N 6.34167°W / 53.35111; -6.34167 (Knockmaree) cist
Knocknakilla 0535 Knocknakilla Cork 52°00′24″N 9°01′28″W / 52.00680°N 9.02448°W / 52.00680; -9.02448 (Knocknakilla) stone circle, standing stone
Knocknakilla 0535 Knockroe Passage Tomb Kilkenny 52°25′54″N 7°23′59″W / 52.43167°N 7.39972°W / 52.43167; -7.39972 (Knockroe) passage tomb
Sligo medb.jpg Knocknarea Sligo 54°15′32″N 8°34′29″W / 54.25891°N 8.57463°W / 54.25891; -8.57463 (Knocknarea) various -
Knowth02.jpg Knowth
(part of Brú na Bóinne)
Meath 53°42′06″N 6°29′30″W / 53.70167°N 6.49167°W / 53.70167; -6.49167 (Knowth) passage tomb -
11. Labbacallee Wedge Tomb, Co. Cork.jpg Labbacallee Cork 52°10′11″N 8°20′13″W / 52.16983°N 8.33688°W / 52.16983; -8.33688 (Labbacallee) wedge tomb -
Legananny Dolmen (16), December 2009.JPG Legananny Dolmen Down 54°19′23″N 6°01′12″W / 54.323°N 6.020°W / 54.323; -6.020 (Legannany Dolmen) portal tomb -
Tara stone.jpg Lia Fáil Meath 53°34′39″N 6°36′43″W / 53.57750°N 6.61194°W / 53.57750; -6.61194 (Lia Fáil) standing stone -
Central Chamber.jpg Listoghil
(part of Carrowmore)
Sligo - - 5380–5640 years
Cairn T Loughcrew.jpg Loughcrew Cairns Meath 53°46′10″N 7°6′11″W / 53.76944°N 7.10306°W / 53.76944; -7.10306 (Loughcrew Cairns) cairns 5300–5500 years
- Magh Slécht Cavan - various -
IMG Meehambee2820.jpg Meehambee Dolmen Roscommon - portal tomb 5500 years
- Moylehid Fermanagh - passage tomb, cairn -
Newgrange Entrance.jpg Newgrange or Sí an Bhrú
(part of Brú na Bóinne)
Meath 53°41′39.73″N 6°28′30.11″W / 53.6943694°N 6.4750306°W / 53.6943694; -6.4750306 (Newgrange) passage tomb 5000 years
Paulnabrone.jpg Poulnabrone dolmen Clare 53°2′55.83″N 9°8′23.83″W / 53.0488417°N 9.1399528°W / 53.0488417; -9.1399528 (Poulnabrone dolmen) portal tomb -
Slidderyford Dolmen, May 2011 (03).JPG Slidderyford Dolmen Down - portal tomb -
- Tallowroe Galway - standing stone -
Templebryan 1.jpg Templebryan Stone Circle Cork 51°38′35″N 8°53′00″W / 51.64316°N 8.88335°W / 51.64316; -8.88335 (Templebryan Stone Circle) stone circle -
Tibradden Passage Grave.jpg Tibradden Dublin 53°14′20.15″N 6°16′52.74″W / 53.2389306°N 6.2813167°W / 53.2389306; -6.2813167 (Tibradden) passage tomb -
Passage tomb, Townleyhall, Co. Louth - geograph.org.uk - 1078235.jpg Townleyhall
(part of Brú na Bóinne)
County Louth - passage tomb -
Stone of Turoe.JPG Turoe stone Galway 53°15′N 8°33′W / 53.250°N 8.550°W / 53.250; -8.550 (Turoe stone) standing stone -
Uragh Stone Circle.jpg Uragh Stone Circle Kerry 51°48′42.23″N 9°41′37.74″W / 51.8117306°N 9.6938167°W / 51.8117306; -9.6938167 (Uragh Stone Circle) stone circle -
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