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Dolmen Tomb

Prehistoric Stone Dolmen Tombs

Dolmen tombs are megalithic (pre-historic) tombs (above ground burials). They are also sometimes referred to as Portal Tombs. Most Dolmens are around 5-6,000 years old, however, some Dolmens in western...

Prehistoric Stone Dolmen Tombs

Dolmen tombs are megalithic (pre-historic) tombs (above ground burials). They are also sometimes referred to as Portal Tombs. Most Dolmens are around 5-6,000 years old, however, some Dolmens in western...

Halloween - the Celtic festival of Samhain

Halloween - the Celtic festival of Samhain

Halloween is a festival celebrated in many countries, with many different origins. One theory holds that many Halloween traditions were influenced by the Gaelic festival, Samhain. Samhain is a pagan...

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Halloween - the Celtic festival of Samhain

Halloween is a festival celebrated in many countries, with many different origins. One theory holds that many Halloween traditions were influenced by the Gaelic festival, Samhain. Samhain is a pagan...

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