Expedia Lists Poulnabrone Dolmen, County Clare as Top Historic Site to Visit in 2018

Located in the heart of The Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Geopark, Poulnabrone Dolmen is one of Ireland’s most iconic archaeological monuments, and second only to the famous Cliffs of Moher in terms of most visited attractions in County Clare. Situated in the limestone dominated Burren area, Poulnabrone Dolmen is thought to be Ireland oldest megalithic monument, dating back some 6,000 years.

During an archaeological excavation in the 1980s, the remains of over 20 people dating back to the Bronze Age were found. This included a mix of adults, children and a newborn baby, with the bones indication arthritis and the signs of wear indicating that physical labour was part of everyday life for those living in The Burren region thousands of years ago

Find out more at : Historic Ireland  

Content & Illustrations Credit Expedia.ie

Image Credit Failte Ireland