Harristown Dolmen is known locally as ‘Leac an Scail’, which means ‘stone of the warrior’.It was constructed between c.3000-4000 b.c and is located near the village of Mullinvat in co. Kilkenny The portal stones are around 14 ft high and the capstone reaches approx 18 ft This is one of the largest dolmens in Ireland and if you are in this area then the Harristown dolmen is well worth a visit .These portal tombs were built long before Celtic culture reached Ireland (800–400 BC) and this may indicate that the Celts adopted these ancient monuments for their own gods. This Dolmen is well signposted about a kilometre from Harristown Crossroads, you take a left down a country lane and the Portal tomb is hidden behind some bushes at the bottom of the laneway.


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