I grew up on the west coast of Ireland only a few miles from the Burren region. It’s a beautiful part of the world and has a lot of history.
Nowadays I live in Carlow, which is in the southeast of Ireland. It too has history, but even though I’ve been living here for 10 years there are still parts of the area that I’m not familiar with.
One of the things that Carlow is known for is the dolmen which is located a couple of kilometres outside the town centre in the middle of a field.
Last weekend, as my mother was here, we headed out to see it. It’s worth visiting simply because the stones are so damn big – how they were moved into position is a mystery:
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