Rathcroghan Visitor Centre, Roscommon

  • Author:ActiveME
  • Created: January 20, 2014
  • Updated: December 12, 2017
Location: Roscommon
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Hidden within the tranquil scenery of North Co. Roscommon is the Ancient Royal Site of Cruachan (Rathcroghan), a four square mile archaeological complex dating back over 5000 years. The literary home of Queen Meave, the Warrior Queen mentioned in the Ulster Cycle and the main protagonist in the story of the Táin Bó Cuailnge (Cattle Raid of Cooley), Rathcroghan is one of 5 ancient Provincial Royal sites dating back to the Iron Age and played a central part in the ancient history of Ireland.

1. Rathcroghan Visitor Centre, Roscommon

Altitude: 56 m