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One Day Guided Tour Half-Price for Students on Excavation & Recording 1 Course

As an extra bonus for signing up to our six-week course ‘Excavation & Recording 1‘, all students on this course can avail of a half-price one-day guided tour of archaeological sites of interest in County Sligo. The day tour, including lunch, is offer free-of-charge to students who enroll on this course before 1st March 2024.

The tour will focus on two sites:

Carrowmore Passage Tomb megalithic cemetery – 6,000 years old

Oldest  megalithic cemetery in Ireland with over 30 visible megalithic tombs

Overlooked  by Knocknarea Mountain that is steeped in Irish Mythology and the site of Queen Maeve’s (Meadhbh in Irish) Grave or Tomb.

Exploring Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery

Drumcliffe High Cross – 11th Century AD

St. Colmcille founded a monastery here in the 6th Century AD

In the adjoining cemetery is the grave of the famous Irish poet, William Butler Yeats (1865-1939).

Drumcliffe High Cross