Temples of Stone: Exploring the Megalithic Tombs of Ireland
In Temples of Stone, the world of the megaliths and the megalith builders is brought to life in a fully illustrated, popular format. All the key sites in Ireland are discussed and over too 'Sites Worth Visiting' are listed in the final chapter with photographs, maps and detailed directions.
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