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Ring of Gullion

89 Drumintee Road, Killeavy, County Armagh, BT35 8SW
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Slieve Gullion Forest Park is in the heart of the Ring of Gullion. The Ring of Gullion is a unique geological landform – unparalleled elsewhere in Ireland or the UK – and was the first ring dyke in the world to be geologically mapped. The ring of low, rugged hills forms a ‘rampart’ around the heather-clad Slieve Gullion. Rich semi-wild habitats of heath, bog and woodland contrast with the neatly patterned fields and ladder farms. Slieve Gullion’s mysterious reputation arises from its associations with myths and legends and the wider area’s rich archaeological heritage. 

It has been said of South Armagh that you can ‘kick any stone’ and it will tell a story… 

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  1. Follow Fionn's Giant Adventure (previously known as the Giant's Lair) at Slieve Gullion…

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  2. Slieve Gullion Passage Tomb, dramatically situated on the southern end of the Slieve…

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  3. Slieve Gullion is Ireland's Mountain of Mystery. Slieve Gullion Forest Park offers…

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  1. This unusual megalithic monument is set on the eastern edge of a low ridge, overlooked by…

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  2. The site contains two early churches situated back to back. Even earlier, it was the…

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  3. Kilnassagart Inscribed Stone, in the south of County Armagh, is regarded as being one of…

    2.83 miles away
  4. South of the County Armagh village of Jonesborough lie the ruins of Moyry Castle, built…

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  5. This Neolithic burial site, dated between 4000 and 2500 BC, has a huge capstone,…

    3.31 miles away
  6. This monument is an extremely well preserved Neolithic burial site with three chambers. …

    3.37 miles away
  7. Known locally as the ‘King’s Ring’, this court tomb has a prominent position in the…

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  8. Excellent example of a tower-house and bawn built about 1568 at a point where the Newry…

    5.09 miles away
  9. Bagenal’s Castle located in historic Newry is a 16th century fortified house and…

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  10. Dating from the Iron Age period around 10 BC, the enclosure comprises two roughly…

    5.21 miles away
  11. Corliss Fort is one of the best-preserved bivallate raths in County Armagh.

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  12. Leisleitrim Fort is a fine example of a multivallate rath ( a rath with several banks and…

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  13. This is undoubtedly the most commanding building in Newry and is arguably the most…

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