Proleek : Portal Tomb

CountyLouth
Grid RefJ 083 110
GPSJ 08261 11035 (6m)
Longitude6° 20' 50.53" W
Latitude54° 2' 13.46" N
ITM east480366
ITM north584435
Nearest TownDundalk (5.1 Km)
OS Sheet29
UTM zone29U
UTM x449041
UTM y5761192

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Proleek Portal Tomb ::

Vintage postcard from early 20th Century, complete with graffiti.

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The capstone has always been covered in th small rocks. It is said that if a person throws a stone onto the top and it remains there then that person will be married within 12 months.

Source: www.beyond-the-pale.co.uk

This dolmen is also known as The Giant's Load. It is said that a Scottish giant, called Parrah Boug MacShagean, carried the capstone here. He is reportedly buried nearby (probably in the wedge tomb which are often called Giant's Graves).

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Proleek before the golfcourse

A beautiful picture of Proleek with a field in the background instead of the golf course.
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