Cathair Craobh Dearg The City:
The City is one of the most ancient, historical
and interesting religious sites in the entire western
world which has continued its unbroken tradition of worship
since its foundation as a Pagan site. A circular stone
wall of 10ft high encloses it. The Mayday festival is
now a Christianised event of prayer and recital, with
"cures" still taken from the Citys stones.
The City, 5 miles south west of Rathmore
village, at foot of Paps Mountains Shrone, Co. Kerry.
Knocknakilla Stone circle Millstreet:
Dating from 2,000 BC approx., Knocknakilla
Stone Circle forms a present day link with early civilisation.
Located on the panoramic upper slopes of Musheramore,
only a few of the stones, a low cairn and two monoliths
are left standing, but the isolated hilltop still retains
its ancient mystery. Discover this monument and many more
by following the Duhallow trail.
Knocknakilla Stone Circle, Cloghboola,
Upper slopes of Musheramore, 8km southeast of Millstreet.
Millstreet Country Park Stone Circle:
This stone circle and radial stone enclosure
dates back to the late Neolithic and bronze age some 4000
5000 years ago. Unusually the park also contains
a fullacht fiadh, a bronze age cooking site, this together
with the parks many other historical treasures are
interpreted by attractive colour on-site information panels
and in the parks Audio Visual presentation centre.
Millstreet Country Park, 8km from Millstreet,
Visitors enjoy the path climb to
the top of Taur mountain and be handsomely rewarded with
a splendid view encompassing four Counties of Munster.
Here remains of monoliths, souterrains, pillar stones,
a stone circle, a fort and a cairn will be revealed to
you as you walk through the traditional site of the Kings
The Kerrymans Table:
The Kerrymans Table
is a large flat rock situated on the Old Kerry Road or
the "Old Butter Road", now 250 years old. This
road was used long ago by carters from Kerry travelling
to Cork with cargoes of butter for export. They used to
stop here to eat, thus getting its name The Kerrymans
Four miles outside Millstreet on the road
to Rylane, mid-way between Killarney and Cork.
A linear earthwork subject to intent interest
by archaeologists. The path of the earthwork is well defined
at Ballydague in the Nagle Mountains, south of Ballyhooly.
Dated to the Iron Age (400 BC 400 AD), it is thought
to have been a boundary formation.
Corrin Hill Fermoy:
One of a triad of Iron Age hillforts overlooking
Fermoy plain. The magical druid Mogh Ruith is said to
be under the hilltops 1800 BC burial mound. Annual
pilgrimages are made to the landmark Cross at Corrin Hills
Corrin Hill, South of Fermoy, Co. Cork.