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worth finding if in the area

park in the industtrial estate .walk up to it.no signs,asked locals ,no one knows about it. I only... read more

Reviewed November 27, 2017
Worth the effort; Not remote, but, not easy to find.

This dolmen is actually right in BALLINA suburbia (well and industrial estate). While most dolmens... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2016
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“worth finding if in the area”
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Reviewed April 16, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful setting on the edge of town in a pasture. Easy walk from the Ballina Manor Hotel. Saw some reviews that is was hard to find but I used Google Maps and walked right to it. Worth seeing for those of us who love ancient...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank slocumdave
Reviewed November 27, 2017

park in the industtrial estate .walk up to it.no signs,asked locals ,no one knows about it. I only knew from reading tripadvisor reviews. we parked in town , too far a walk,and easier to park nearer it. Sad its so built up around it,and no...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank rada8
Reviewed October 7, 2017

I saw this site posted on a Facebook feed, texted my cousin (who works in Ballina) and told him we had to find it. He lived there his whole life, passed it hundreds of times and didn't know it was there. It really is in...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Erik K
Reviewed June 20, 2017

This is not the easiest place to find- there are sign posts in primrose road- but you can easily go straight by them - the dolmen sit up behind the rail station and factory units- not quite in the countryside but interesting all the same-...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank sianella24
Reviewed December 11, 2016

This dolmen is actually right in BALLINA suburbia (well and industrial estate). While most dolmens are in rural areas, and fields, etc., this one is in BALLINA town. Had some issues locating it, as the directions did not make sense (it is not behind the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank RednekFNQ
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Not the most impressive dolmen I've seen, but still, it's made of some sizeable chunks of rock. Be careful you don't drive past; it's set above the road just next to the industrial estate right on the edge of town. Worth ten minutes if you're...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank L3K
Reviewed June 17, 2016

We asked four local people, including 3 hotel receptionists in two hotels where the dolmen was. Their answer: What is a dolmen?!! So much for local knowledge. It is hard to find. Go to the train station, cross the level crossing up Primrose Hill, and...More

Date of experience: June 2016
6  Thank Clara C
Reviewed May 11, 2016

Situated beside and industrial estate, but worth the visit. Some info about these types of monuments was provided but unfortunately no info on the age of this exhibit!

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank pcf144
Reviewed February 13, 2016

Worth checking out if you have 30 minutes to spare when in Ballina, well preserved piece of pre history on the western seaboard

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank AilineHanlon
Reviewed January 30, 2016

After a long and arduous journey the dolmen appeared upon the horizon, splitting the sky like a fantastic pile of rocks! My pulse quickened the sight of its beauty upon the mound. As any of my friends would tell you I've a keen eye for...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank TheConDog
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