Leean & Loughadoon Prehistory – a Boulder Circle , Court Tomb and Pedestal Rocks
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Leean & Loughadoon Prehistory – a Boulder Circle , Court Tomb and Pedestal Rocks

A detailed Queens University Belfast study, Leean Mountain Prehistoric Landscape in Context reports evidence of human impact from 4000 BC, and documents managed  forests, cereal cultivation, rock carving, and artefacts such as a Porcellanite Axe and a Bronze Age blade.  Location http://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/Leean/ Megalithic Period 4000 BCE “The top of the cap of the northern pedestal rock has been … Continue reading

Diarmait Mac Murchada
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Diarmait Mac Murchada

Dromahair – Abduction, Revenge and Invasion 1170 History Ireland : Dervorgilla: scarlet woman or scapegoat? WikiPedia article :  Diarmait Mac Murchada (c. 1110 – c. 1 May 1171) was a King of Leinster in Ireland. In 1167, he was deprived of his kingdom by the High King of Ireland . The grounds for the dispossession were that … Continue reading