The Céide Fields
consist of an area of 1,500 ha (3705 acres) containing field system
and megalithic tombs dating back about five thousand years. The
site has lain beneath the peat and bog land of Mayo for eons, its
secrets being revealed by a series of excavations, it is the most
extensive Stone Age monument in the world.
The visitors centre, an award winning pyramid
structure of limestone and peat, has displays and exhibitions explaining
the geology, archaeology, wildlife and botany of the area, it is
possible to get a guided your of the area.
Open during tourist season,
e mail for details.
Exhibition (script available in French, German,
Spanish, Dutch and Italian). Toilets,
Toilets for visitors with disabilities.
Go to heritage sites
Tel +353 96 43325
Fax +353 96 43261