Sunday, 17th June 2012

A Loop Of The Blackstairs To See Some Rock-Art

What's this? Out to see sites two weeks in a row after such a long absence? Yes! A while ago I asked for ideas and my good friend Ken Williams suggested two of these places and told me how to find the third.

All three of the rock-art panels I visited today have been moved from their original location. Two if them were found built into field walls, while no-one is really sure where the third came from exactly. They are all fairly accessible - one is even signposted (well, sort of), although two are quite remote. One is right beside a busy road!

At the first site I got very lucky and arrived at the perfect time of day for the light to be striking the panel from the side. I wasn't so lucky at the other two as the weather started deteriorating. At least the rain held off until I was on my way home.

Sites Visited On This Trip

Knockroe (Co. Carlow)Rock Art0 New Images
Drannagh (Co. Carlow)Rock Art0 New Images
Coves Brook - Carnew (Co. Wicklow)Rock Art0 New Images
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