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I grew up in the neighbourhood of this stone and did not really appreciate it until now. It is many thousands of years BC and yet has two types of artwork depicted on it. The curves are from the La Taine valley in France and...More
The OPW need to place the stone in a better viewing case than the "shed" that they have around it - you can't see the stone properly - what a pity - need a board erected to read about the history of the stone and...More
It is not accessible when I was there. It is in a hut and protected but the hut was not open. From what we could see it was impressive. OPW had notices up informing members of the public that the attraction was closed.
We put the Turoe stone on our list of things to see and were so dissapointed when we arrived. It is enclosed in a shed! There are 2 narrow windows into which you can peer at the stone, but the windows are dirty from the...More
This was my fourth trip back to see the Turoe Stone, which sits in a field at a children's petting zoo. My understand is that the OPW is currently attempting to figure out how to keep the stone from deteriorating any further. They have placed...More
The Turoe Stone is a great treasure, but don't bother to go see it. The OPW has built a storage shed over it to "protect" it. The shed is locked, there is only one tiny window, and that window was smeared with mud from the...More