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It's is quaint that you have to go looking for the key of the security door of this ancient in a nearby house and, to me, quintessentially Irish. Parking is a problem and I didn't like this aspect of my visit. The fact it's free...More
If you are into old ruins, neolithic monuments or ancient tombs, gice this place a stop. It's a 5000 years old burial chamber (the chamber itself is bigger than Newgrange), a true hidden gem.
Thank means you need a car, as there are no public...More
Four Knocks (Irish: na Fuar Cnoic - 'the Cold Hills') is one of my favourite neolithic sites in Ireland. A lot smaller than Newgrange it is however similar in layout to the central chamber there consisting of three inner recesses and the rock art is...More
Fourknocks Neolithic Passage Grave is located in County Meath around 10 miles from Newgrange. It dates to 3000 b.c and it’s name may derive from the Irish word ‘Fuair Cnocs’ that translates to ‘cold hills’. The tomb has some distinctive chevron stone carvings over its...More
We had planned to go to the large, well known, megalithic burial tombs at Bru Na Boinne. But, as well, my partner found out about Four Knocks on the web, so we thought we'd check it out. Glad we did.
This is not easy to...More
Found out about this by chance. When we were unable to visit Newgrange we opted to look for this site. Followed instructions on the sign to collect the keys from a lovely lady. We visited the site and stayed about half an hour. Although it...More
This place is off the N2 road near Ardcath in Co. Meath. It is close to Newgrange.
It is a small 5000 year old passage grave that is really well preserved.
you will need to collect a key from a neighbour for a small deposit...More
Our first destination after arriving in Dublin was Fourknocks Passage Tomb. For this you arrive at the sight and get the driving directions to pick up the key. Had a good laugh when looking for the house! The house next door, which I thought was...More