Unique Solstice Ceremony at Kerry’s Oldest Burial Site

Unique Solstice Ceremony at Kerry’s Oldest Burial Site

  A unique cultural celebration of mid-Kerry’s musical heritage and the Summer Solstice will be held at the iconic 6,000 year-old Killaclohane Portal Tomb near Milltown later this month.  The event will be the  highlight of this year’s County Fleadh Cheoil which takes place in the mid-Kerry town later this month. The organisers are holding…

Free Talk on Milltown Tomb Excavations

Free Talk on Milltown Tomb Excavations

A free public talk on recent excavations at a portal tomb in Milltown – now known to be one of Ireland oldest man-made structures – will take place in Milltown Community Hall on Thursday, May 3rd at 8.pm. Dr. Michael Connolly County Archaeologist, Dr. Michael Connolly will explain the significance of what was discovered during…

The Tomb in the Lab – Science Week at the Museum

The Tomb in the Lab – Science Week at the Museum

Kerry County Museum will reveal the ancient secrets of Killaclohane Portal Tomb using 21st century science next week as part of Science Week. The Tomb in the Lab is a series of discussions, demonstrations and displays taking place during Science Week Ireland. Oldest Man-Made Structure All events are based on Killaclohane Portal Tomb near Milltown,…