The Burren is a fun place… so lets get to know it! Landscape 1 2 3 4 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…..