The Burren is a fun place…
so lets get to know it!
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Burren - Boireann – Place of Stone
Clints
Glacial Erratic
Turlough
Turlough
6,000 years ago in the Burren …
Built Heritage
(9,000 BP – 1500 BP)
A ‘Court Tomb’
Wedge Tomb
Fulacht Fiadh (Bronze Age)
Stone Fort or Caher
Cahercommaun Stone Fort
Tower House or Castle
True or False…..
 Tower houses had lifts to get people to
the top…..
 There were TV’s in Stone Forts……
 The people that built Poulnabrone
farmed cattle….
 There are Tombs called ‘Chip Tombs’…..
 People made their clothes from animal
skins….
 People wore jewellery….
 All the children had X-boxes…..
Burren fauna
Common lizard
Slow worm
Burren flora
Spring gentians
Fly orchid and Bee orchid
Butterwort
Burren Farming
Sheep puicket
Shelter wall
Goat cro
Burren Food
Burren Culture and Community
The legend of the Bo Glas Ghaibhneach
St. Colman
Maire Rua
Music, dancing, story telling and writing…..
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Presentation on the Burren!