History on our doorstep!

On Sunday last we went hill walking and found ourselves in a structure over 5,000 years old! It's not very often you can say that.

© Catherine MacBride 2008

We had climbed Seefin Mountain (621m) in the Wicklow Mountain National Park up to the cairn on it's summit which is actually a Megalithic passage tomb.
Its hard to belief structures like this dot the Irish landscape and are are completely unmaintained (which is a shame) but there wasn't another soul around which made it rather special.

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