Saturday, November 14, 2009

Knocknarea, Queen Medb's burial mound, Co Sligo.



Knocknarea mountain is supposed to be the final resting place of the Warrior Queen Medb (Maeve), this was taken from across the bay in Rosses point. On the top the what looks like a pimple is a burial mound 55 meters wide and 10m in height making it one of the biggest burial mounds in Ireland, outside of the Boyne Valley.

Before we changed over to the Euro currency, this was the Irish 1 Punt (Pound) note. the woman represented was Queen Medb

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