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'The Stone of the Tree'-the Cloch a Bhile, located at Lough Gur, Co. Limerick. The Cloch a Bhile itself is a large stone (it looks like a tree trunk) which is said to represent a tree growing at the bottom of Lough Gur. At this tree, one could access the Otherworld. It was under the protection of Aine Clí and her son Gearoid Iarla. Nearby, there is still a stone circle, reportedly the largest in Ireland. Were one to climb the branches of this tree, they could access all parts of the…

'The Stone of the Tree'-the Cloch a Bhile, located at Lough Gur, Co.

DROMBEG STONE CIRCLE - CORK, IRELAND |  Also known as the 'Druid’s Altar', the circle is a megalithic formation that once consisted of 17 stones (only 13 remain) out in the countryside of Cork County, Ireland. Radiocarbon dating of human remains found at the site during a 1957 excavation suggests that the area was built and actively used between 1100-800 BC. Now the site is secluded, tucked away between verdant farmland and network of country roads.

DROMBEG STONE CIRCLE -CORK, IRELAND Also known as the “Druid’s Altar,” the circle is a megalithic formation that once consisted of 17 stones (only 13 remain) out in the countryside of Cork County,.

Drombeg Prehistoric Stone Circle, County Cork, Munster, Eire (Republic of Ireland) Photographic Print

Drombeg Prehistoric Stone Circle, County Cork, Munster, Eire (Republic of Ireland)

Drombeg Prehistoric Stone Circle, County Cork, Munster, Eire (Republic of Ireland) Photographic Print

Drombohilly, Ireland

'Ardgroom Stone Circle,' West Coast of Ireland - Oil on canvas by Holly Stewart

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