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Amazing history on the side of the road!

We were driving along when we happened upon the Labbacallee Wedge Tomb; pulled over to explore this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Road93057
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Bronze Age Wedge Tomb

Off the beaten path, diamond in the rough, historically significant wedge tomb. This was a short... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
emkute
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4 weeks ago
“Amazing history on the side of the road!”
9 Oct 2017
“Bronze Age Wedge Tomb”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were driving along when we happened upon the Labbacallee Wedge Tomb; pulled over to explore this piece of ancient history :)

Thank Road93057
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Off the beaten path, diamond in the rough, historically significant wedge tomb. This was a short but interesting visit.

Thank emkute
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Labbacallee wedge tomb is over 4,000 years old and for that reason is worth a visit. You must climb over a wall, so not ideal if you are not a little bit fit. Its an interesting landmark due to the history of it, but outside...More

Thank Garvan L
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Set off on the side of the road, there is no bus loads of tourists or gift shops. It sits on the edge of a farmer's Field. Ancient portal tomb it is facinating to see.

Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

An interesting site, on the side of a rather quiet back road. Good information presented at the site - would love to have more info regarding the heritage trail that this site forms part of in the local area. If megaliths are your thing, this...More

Thank MichaelK1153
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

We seriously got lost as the directions on Tripadvisor and asked directions from a local gentleman. It's not on the R512 it's on an off road at the sharp curb on the right and mile into it. Lovely structure I was definitely happy to be...More

2  Thank TrishWarnz
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Unbelievable, steeped in history, overlooking the river Funcheon, and the 12th century village of Glanworth, home to the Roche, Condons, and Glangibbon clans of that era.

1  Thank Jeremiah A
Reviewed 2 July 2014

The Hag's Bed would have been erected during the early Bronze Age around 1500 BC. This wedge shaped gallery grave is the finest of it's type in the country. It was excavated in 1934 and fragments of bone and pottery were found. The existence of...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2014

Labbacallee (the Hags Bed) is a marvel. A wonderful, seemingly untouched, Neolithic wedge tomb. To step over the stile and stand beside this wonder is to go back in time, to touch these stones is to touch prehistory.

1  Thank John_S1946
Reviewed 13 February 2014

Labbacallee has fascinated me to such a degree that I built a website about this early bronze wedge tomb....the largest in Ireland.Have a look at labbacallee.weebly.com I teach and I brought all the children out to this special place where they put on two performances:...More

2  Thank Heather S
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