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Kilclooney Dolmen

Kilclooney Dolmen [Megalithic buriel chamber]

The dolmen at Kilclooney in County Donegal, which dates from circa. 3500 BC, is a very fine example of a dolmen, or portal tomb and is thought to be one of the best, if not the best, in Ireland. (A dolment, also called a portal tomb megalithic buriel chamber). The dolmen measures approximately 13 feet long, 20 feet across, and stands over 6 feet high, making it one of the largest in Ireland. Fragments of undecorated Neolithic pottery were the only recorded finds. The Kilclooney dolmen sits on a small hill about 4 miles north north west of Ardara.

Distance from Hotel: 3km

Further Information: www.dolmencentre.com