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Interesting site with rock carvings.

There are two passage tombs here and the area has numerous other Megalithic remains. The tombs... read more

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Dublin, Ireland
"Newgrange of the South"

Knockroe Passage Tomb, located on the Kilkenny-Tipperary border, is a megalithic burial site, which... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
Kevin O
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1 week ago
“Interesting site with rock carvings.”
28 Feb 2018
“"Newgrange of the South"”
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Knockrea Unnamed Road | Knockroe Co., Kilkenny R95, Ireland
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There are two passage tombs here and the area has numerous other Megalithic remains. The tombs align with the winter solstice (21 Dec) sunrise and sunset, Excavations have found evidence of human burials and various grave goods such as beads. Worth a look if you...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Knockroe Passage Tomb, located on the Kilkenny-Tipperary border, is a megalithic burial site, which dates back more than 5,000 years. Considered as important but not as prominent as Newgrange or Knowth, it is unique as it aligns with both the rising and the setting sun...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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