Legananny dolmen

Legananny (Irish: Lag an Eanaigh, according to other sources: Liagán Áine, meaning “Menhir of the goddess Áine”) is a townland located ten kilometers northwest of Castlewellan and north of Leitrim in County Down, Northern Ireland.

Legananny dolmen

Legananny (Irish: Lag an Eanaigh, according to other sources: Liagán Áine, meaning “Menhir of the goddess Áine”) is a townland located ten kilometers northwest of Castlewellan and north of Leitrim in County Down, Northern Ireland. On a hilltop stands an impressive portal tomb. It is a so-called “Tripod-Dolmen,” as only four stones remain from the original structure, making it one of the aesthetically intriguing megalithic structures in the Irish landscape. J. Fergusson coined the term to describe this and similar portal or tripod dolmens. Such structures were constructed around 3000 BC.

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