The Burren: ‘Wedge Tomb’…

County Clare, Wednesday, 27th July 2022…



The presence of Skull Rock

is probably responsible for the number

of ‘tombs’ in the field across the track, which is now a road,

of which there are, reputedly, a goodly number.


It is a little vaunted fact that many of the human remains

discovered at ancient monuments were deposited

long after the sites were constructed?


And that is a question well worth pondering…



The bones of an adult and child were recovered from this one,

yet it is still difficult not to wonder what type of adult and child

and if they met their end together, and if so, then just how?



The debri that now litters

the interior and the exterior

of the site is the remains of the cairn

which once covered the ‘tomb’.



The tuft of grass on top

suggests that even here the cairn

might have eventually become a mound.



Is it a train or a wake?…

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About Stuart France

Writer and Director of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School.
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1 Response to The Burren: ‘Wedge Tomb’…

  1. joylennick says:

    So many mysteries…I recently read, again, of the finding of ‘The Ice man Otzi’ in 1991 in the frozen Italian Alps. I’m sure you would be familiar…( Cheers.


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