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Dolmens             Milford


The following links will take you to digital photographs that are copyright free and are designed to be used in local history projects as part of the new curriculum.

The Brownshill Dolmen is the largest in Europe weighing over one hundred tons. It is located just outside Carlow and is well maintained. Dolmens were viewed as portals to the other side.

Brownshill Dolmen.htm

The Haroldstown Dolmen is located just outside Hacketstown. Access is difficult and the Carlow - Hacketstown road is quite busy.

Haroldstown Dolmen.htm

To download any of these images onto your computer, you right-click over the image of your choice. You select the option of "Save Picture as..." and save the image to the location of your choice. Each photograph is typically around 400k in size. These can then be used by both pupils, parents, local community groups, teachers etc. in the creation of local history booklets, projects, walking tour guides, essays etc.