Drombeg Stone Circle


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Drombeg Stone Circle

Marvel at Ireland's most visited Stone Circle, a place of ancient magic and whimsy. Also known as The Druid's Alter, the circle consists of seventeen stones in the recumbent style. Stone circles date from the Bronze Age and are often the site of lively cultural festivals at times of year coinsiding with seasonal changes in the Pre-Christian calendar, for example the Winter or Summer Solstice, as well as Bealtaine (1 May) and Lúnasa (1 August).

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Lively and vibrant, Cork is a young city with someone for everyone. Attracting a steady flow of students each year, the city is also home to plenty of parks, museums, galleries and diverse sights. The picturesque city centre has numerous historical, natural and cultural sites within easy reach.