Ballycrovane Ogham Stone

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Name Ballycrovane Ogham Stone County Cork Nearest Town Kenmare Access Road N70 About The Ballycrovane Ogham Stone, the tallest known, standing 17.5 feet (5.3m) is situated facing the small harbour close to the town of Ballycrovane in the beautiful Beara Peninsula.


The Ogham writing is very faint and appears to have been added several years after the stone was erected.

Some of the carving is awkward and slanting, suggesting the markings were carved in it while the stone was upright.

The Beara Peninsula, otherwise known as the Ring of Beara, is a place where ancient landscapes and changing skies welcome the passionate traveler.

Discover mysterious stone circles, wedge tombs and standing stones.

Explore wild beaches and rolling hills.

Enjoy the music, great conversation, and company of friendly people in colourful and quaint towns such as Eyeries.

The Beara Peninsula holds the spirit of Ireland within its rugged beauty and is a treasure not to be missed.

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