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Haunted Ireland

Ireland's centuries-old castles and battle sites hold plenty of secrets ... and maybe a few ghosts. Tour Ireland's most haunted places, with tales so shocking you'll want to leave the lights on.

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Loughcrew, Neolithic Cemetery
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Loughcrew, Neolithic Cemetery

The Loughcrew Cairns are passage tombs, built 5,000 years ago. The Irish name for the cairns is Sliabh na Cailli, or “the Hills of the Witch.” Legend has it that a witch jumped from one hill to the next, dropping stones from her apron to form the cairns.

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