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The Ceide Fields

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The Ceide Fields is an archeological site approximately 7km from the town of Ballycastle. It is the site of Stone Age and Bronze Age settlements and dates back almost 6,000 years. It is the biggest Neolithic site to be found in Ireland.

The Irish Times refers to it as “A Mayo miracle older than the Pyramids”. Read more here.

The site was discovered in the 1930s but for financial reasons was not developed until the 1970s. There is an Interpretive Centre on the site which hosts tours of both the site itself and the Centre.

The site is situated on the wild Atlantic coast where huge cliffs dominate the view, it is an area of vast natural beauty.

For more information go to ceidefields.com

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