Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery

Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery contains some thirty visible tombs out of sixty identified by archaeologists. This makes it the largest megalithic tomb cemetery in Ireland. There is some controversy about the age of the site but it is thought to date back to five and half and six and a half thousand years. There is a restored cottage on the site which has an exhibition and information about the cemetery and is open from late April to mid-October.

Getting there

Continue north from Ballymote joining the N17 and then the N4. The site is about four kilometres south from Sligo off the N4 and R292 road that goes towards Strandhill.

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