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Poulnabrone Dolmen

Poulnabrone Dolmen

The Burren, County Clare, Ireland

Poulnabrone dolmen (Poll na mBrón in Irish, meaning "hole of the quern stones" (bró in Irish)) is a portal tomb - one of approximately 174 in Ireland - located in the Burren, County Clare, Ireland. It dates back to the Neolithic period, probably between 4200 BC and 2900 BC. It is situated 8 km (5 miles) south of Ballyvaughan, 9.6 km (6 miles) north-west of Kilnaboy. It was raining pretty hard when I shot this. I was hoping to shoot it in better light but did not get the chance. B&W Version:

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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-4
1/400s f/4.0 at 7.9mm iso100 Tone Mapped full exif

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Anna & Christian RECK11-Aug-2017 15:34
Great capture of this impressive and very lovely Dolmen! BV. Anna
Dallas Hyatt03-Aug-2017 05:46
Amazing! Makes for quite the timeless scene.
Ton T.31-Jul-2017 14:34
A fine image despite the rain! V
Walter Otto Koenig30-Jul-2017 14:17
These are fascinating and so wide spread across NW Europe. Actually in my opinion this is very good light for this. Brings out the details and textures well. "V"
Tom LeRoy30-Jul-2017 13:30
Even in the rain this is a fantastic shot and great information on this unique place. V
Jeff Real30-Jul-2017 13:26
I loved traveling to this area.
You made such a memorable image of this monolith.
I love how you perfectly captured the feeling of awe found in this place
Jim Coffman30-Jul-2017 12:25
I find these to be very interesting and mystifying.. Well captured..
danad30-Jul-2017 10:36
A superb dolmen, beautifully captured ! V.
I'm always amazed by those stones and intrigued by the megalithic civilization...
Dolmen is a Breton word : "Dol" means "table" and "Men", stone...
globalgadabout30-Jul-2017 05:59
the massive capstone here always seems precariously mounted...superb comp, and altogether fine work on a rainy day..V
J Ponces30-Jul-2017 05:24
Amazing! We have a lot of similar Dólmen in Portugal!
So far away, but some Ancestors!...
SLC_Images30-Jul-2017 04:52
Interesting bit of info- nicely composed..VT!