Category Archives: Donegal

St. Patrick’s Well, Carrowreagh, Donegal

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – C 366 198 Folklore To be found between the two outer embankments on the southern side of the legendary Grianan of Aileach, this — one of many St. Patrick’s Wells in Ireland — is … Continue reading

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Mullans, Ballyshannon, County Donegal

Standing Stones (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference:  G 915 605 Archaeology & History Field-notes collected by Oliver Davies described there being “two standing stones, side by side,” at the coordinate given here.  In Lacy’s Archaeological Survey (1983), he told that the … Continue reading

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Grianan of Aileach, Carrowreagh, Donegal

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – C 3665 1975 Also Known as: Grianan Ailighe Grianan of Ailech National Monument 140 Archaeology & History Attributed by Michael Dames (1996) and others before him as the abode of the Dagda and the house … Continue reading

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