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Tales of Sheebeg

The 1931 excavation of the cairn on Sheebeg In our conversation on Sheebeg, we talked about the excavation that took place in January 1931. I thought that it might be interesting to include a few quotes from the newspapers of the time and the only sketch that was made, as far as I am aware, …

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More on Sheebeg

Below, as promised, some pictures of the hill and cairn at Sídh Beag.  More material, such as the newspaper reports from 1931, will be posted soon… Watch this space!!              

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Special: Tales of Sheebeg

 An Acallam na nÉces Special In the West of Ireland, every hill is a hollow hill, and every well is a source.  But the hill we live on has many legends. Join the Story Archaeologists on an aerial survey of the story-scape of Sídh Beag, the Small Fairy Hill. Don’t forget to subscribe to get …

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