Category Archives: Ancestors

Ghoul in the Crown?…

County Armagh, Thursday 16th June 2022… *** *** Notwithstanding such spectral speculations… *** *** All this does raise questions… Continue reading at France&Vincent

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The King’s Ring…

County Armagh, Thursday, 16th June 2022… *** *** Although not at all easy to pick… ***   *** The stones of Clontygora… *** *** Comprise yet another court-cairn… Continue reading at France&Vincent

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‘Going Underground’…

County Down, Thursday 16th June, 2022… *** *** The information board cannot be relied upon to furnish accurate information but they can offer, if not a landing strip then at least, a spring board on to better things. *** *** … Continue reading

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Wateresk Dolmen…

County Down, Thursday, 16th June, 2022… *** *** Certainly, such huge stones look difficult to move from place to place… Continue reading at France&Vincent

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‘A New Place’…

County Down, Thursday, 16th June, 2022… *** *** For the first time since our first site a couple of days ago there are people! *** *** And some kind of fairy-thorn within the circle! *** *** This is unusual. Resonant … Continue reading

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New Light on an Old Monument…

Yorkshire, Ilkley Moor, September 14th 2022… *** *** A mixture of administrative mishap and impromptu decision making found us once again in the beer garden of the Cow & Calf Hotel on the lip of Ilkley Moor to mark what … Continue reading

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The Stones of Ballynoe…

County Down, Thursday, 16th June, 2022… *** *** We came across a number of green wyrm-holes in Cornwall and they often spat us out in wondrous locations… *** *** The same magic appears to hold sway here too! *** *** … Continue reading

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Mound of Down…

County Down, Thursday, June 16th, 2022… *** *** Such is the size and nature of these structures that the photographers art can seldom do them justice. * The front end of the enclosure is massive and since the re-encroachment of … Continue reading

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Drumskinney…

County Fermanagh, Wednesday 15th June, 2022… *** *** With these ‘fellas’ as a prelude we could be forgiven for thinking the day was to end with a bang. *** *** But what we got was a sort of summation. *** … Continue reading

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The Head-Stones of Boa Isle…

County Fermanagh, Wednesday, June 15th, 2022… *** *** Despite the plaited hair this side of the ‘Janet and John’ stone is now regarded as a masculine figure. *** *** Whilst this is the feminine. * The hair of the two … Continue reading

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