Proleek Dolmen

Portal Tomb surrounded by neat hedgerows

Proleek Dolmen • Louth

The Folklore of Proleek Dolmen

Viewed from the southwest, the rear stone has been set in concrete

Proleek Dolmen stands on the golf course at Ballymascanlon House Hotel • Louth

Viewed from the southwest, the rear stone has been set in concrete

Proleek Dolmen stands on the golf course at Ballymascanlon House Hotel • Louth

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Upper left: The nearby wedge tomb • Lower left: Note the small stones on the top of the capstone, part of an old tradition • Right: The portal tomb

Top: The nearby wedge tomb • Middle: The portal tomb • Bottom: Note the small stones on the top of the capstone, part of an old tradition

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