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Carrowmore Tombs, Sligo

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Carrowmore Megalithic Tombs SligoCarrowmore holds the largest cemetery of megalithic tombs in Ireland and is also among the country's oldest, with monuments ranging from five and a half thousand to six and a half thousand years old.

Archaeologists have recorded over 60 tombs of which 30 are visible. A restored cottage houses an exhibition relating to the site.

 

Guided tours: Maximum Number: 40
Duration: 45 mins - 1 hr.
Location: 5km from Sligo / Dublin road off the N4 at N4 - R292 junction
4km from Sligo town centre: follow R292 Strandhill.

Opening Hours
Open 5th April to 10th October
Daily 10.00 - 18.00
Last admission at 17.00hrs.
Average length of visit: 1.5 hours

Admission Fees
E Adult: €3.00
Sen/Group: €2.00
Child/Student: €1.00
Family: €8.00

Facilities
Exhibition, toilets, carpark - all accessible to people with disabilities