Aillwee Cave and Poulnabrone Dolmen

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Today was a drive up to The Burren, a magnificent karst landscape stretching almost as far as you can see, crisscrossed with un-mortared stone walls that have stood for 1000 years.


In the center is Poulnabrone, a dolmen built in the Neolithic Era.


During a restorative excavation in 1985, the grave was found to contain 22 adults and 6 children.

I think this was the most memorable man-made thing I saw on the trip, with Loop Head being the best natural feature.


We also stopped at Ailwee Cave to see the underground waterfall.