Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery
Address: Carrowmore, Sligo.
Telephone: +353 71 916 1534
Fax: +353 71 915 4743
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Open 30th March to 3rd October
Daily 10.00 - 18.00
Last admission at 17.00hrs.
Average length of visit: 1.5 hours
E Adult: €3.00
Exhibition, A.V. , toilets, carpark, tearoom - all accessible to people with disabilities.
This is the largest cemetery of megalithic tombs in Ireland and is also among the country's oldest, with monuments ranging from five and a half thousand to six and a half thousand years old. Archaeologists have recorded over 60 tombs of which 30 are visible. A restored cottage houses an exhibition relating to the site.
Access to the tombs may be difficult for people with disabilities. Visitors are advised to wear shoes suitable for walking on uneven terrain.
Guided tours: Maximum Number: 40
Duration: 45 mins - 1 hr.
Leaflet: English leaflet and guide book for sale. Self - guiding information in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Polish, Japanese, Hungarian, Czech, Danish, Russian, Portuguese, Basque and Irish.
Location: 5km from Sligo / Dublin road off the N4 at N4 - R292 junction
4km from Sligo town centre: follow R292 Strandhill
Bus route: Bus Eireann from Sligo town, Monday to Saturday
Seasonal events: N/A
Photography / video allowed: Yes, but permit required for commercial purposes