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  • Rathcroghan – an ancient place of buried Kings, Queen Medb and the origins of Halloween

    Rathcroghan Ancient Site Tulsk Co. Roscommon

    Between Roscommon town and Boyle is the medieval village of Tulsk whose hinterland boasts Connaught’s largest important historical complex, Rathcroghan, the ancient burial place of Kings, Warrior Queen Medb’s stronghold and the origination of Halloween.   Rathcroghan Ancient Irish site:  Rathcroghan, the ‘Sacred Capital of Connaught’, is the oldest and largest unexcavated royal site in Ireland and predates […]