Ballymacdermot Cairn

Ballymacdermot Cairn ying on the southern slopes of Ballymacdermot Mountain close to Newry, is an extremely well preserved Neolithic burial site with three chambers. It can be dated between 4000 and 2500 BC.

Situated within the Ring of Gullion Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the site offers excellent views of Slieve Gullion and the smaller hills of the geological ring dyke as well as the Mourne and Cooley mountain ranges.

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