excavation of a neolithic burial mound at Jerpoint West, Co. Kilkenny
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Published by Royal Irish Academy in Dublin .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mounds -- Ireland -- Kilkenny (County).,
  • Kilkenny (Ireland : County) -- Antiquities.,
  • Ireland -- Antiquities.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby M. FitzG. Ryan.
SeriesProceedings of the Royal Irish Academy -- vol. 73, section C, no. 4, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy -- v. 73, section C, no 4.
ContributionsMoody, T. W. 1907-1984 former owner.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 107-127, [3] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20268135M

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Thomastown, Co Kilkenny. History. Located on the banks of the River Arrigle about 2km from Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, Jerpoint Abbey was founded in In Medieval times there was a town of Jerpoint but this had fallen into ruin by the seventeenth century. Jerpoint Abbey is regarded as one of the most interesting Cistercian ruins in Ireland.   Jerpoint west Linkardstown cist burial (from The Excavation of a Neolithic Burial Mound at Jerpoint West, Co. Kilkenny) This site, which was not marked on the 0.S. maps of the area, was discovered in when the landowner decided to tip the mound into a adjacent quarry in order to minimise the danger to his : Oldeuropeanculture. Discover Jerpoint Abbey in Kilkenny, Ireland: This ancient Irish religious site is covered in ancient carvings, many of which have barely aged. The excavation of a burial tumulus near Bunbrosna, Co. Westmeath, (VI, April ) Wood, Herbert: The muniments of Edmond de Mortimer, third earl of .

County Kilkenny is comparably low compared to other mountain ranges in Ireland with the county top being Brandon Hill, at 1, ft above sea majority of the rest of the county is hilly except for the centre, just south of the city of Kilkenny, which is comparably lower than the are highlands in the North-East, the North-West and in the South of the seat: Kilkenny. The Neolithic tombs of Northwestern Europe, particularly Ireland, were built by the Neolithic (New Stone Age) people in the period - BC. There are four main types: Passage graves; Court cairns; Standing Stones; All these types of tomb were built from large slabs of rock which were uncut or worked only slightly. In each case, there was a "doorway" made from two large stones facing. Near the site marked on the map is a boulder-burial, and near it a well. ~ km W of New Ross and about km NE of Mullinavat in Ballyvatheen (S ) is a fine standing-stone over metres tall, tapering at the bottom (presumably due to erosion) where it is only 25 cms thick. A NEOLITHIC BURIAL MOUND AT BALLINTRUER MORE, CO. WICKLOW Joseph Raftery On receipt of a telephone call from Supt. McGing, Garda Siochana, Baltinglass, reporting the discovery of a stone-lined grave near Stratford-on Slaney, Co. Wicklow, the writer proceeded from the National Museum to in vestigate the matter.

Jerpoint Abbey, Thomastown: See reviews, articles, and photos of Jerpoint Abbey, ranked No.2 on Tripadvisor among 11 attractions in Thomastown/5(). County Kilkenny (Irish: Contae Chill Chainnigh) is a county in Ireland. It is in the province of Leinster and is part of the South-East is named after the city of Kilkenny. Kilkenny County Council is the local authority for the county. As of the census the population of the county The county was based on the historic Gaelic kingdom of Ossory (Osraighe), which was co. : Archaeological Excavations at Tullahedy, County Tipperary: Neolithic Settlement in North Munster (): Hilary Kelleher, Rose Cleary: Books5/5(1).   Jerpoint west Linkardstown cist burial (from The Excavation of a Neolithic Burial Mound at Jerpoint West, Co. Kilkenny) This site, which was not marked on the 0.S. maps of the area, was discovered in when the landowner decided to tip the mound into a adjacent quarry in order to minimise the danger to his livestock.