A Prehistoric tomb older than the pyramids
Gaulstown Dolmen is one of the finest examples in Ireland of a prehistoric portal tomb known as a Dolmen. Built around 3500 to 4000 BC, Gaulstown is constructed of locally quarried volcanic rock and features a cap stone which is over 5 metres in length.
Discovered by a Geologist
Gaulstown was first recorded by famous 19th century Irish Geologist and artist George Du Noyer who encountered the Dolmen while mapping the rocks of the area.
Safety and Access
Gaulstown is easily accessible with car parking and maintained path to the site available.