There are five ogham stones situated in a small grove on the grounds of Adare Manor. At least two of the stones. numbers 1 and 5, were found in a soutterain at Rockfield in Kerry, and subsequently used in the building of a cottage at Laharan. Lord Dunraven had them moved to his mansion here in Adare. There is an unmarked stone lying on the ground between stones 3 and 4.
Stone No 1 stands 1.4 metres tall and reads
MAQIRITTE MAQI COLABOT [MAQI MOCO QERAI]
Stone No 2
Stone No 3
Stone No 4 No Information
Stone No 5 stands 2.13 metres tall and reads
COILLABBOTAS MAQI CORBBI MAQI MOCOI QERAI
Situated: On the grounds of Adare Manor. Security will let you in unless the Manor is booked for a function. Go straight past the Manor and gardens. The roads bends to the right, go straight into the gap in the trees on your left.
Discovery Map 65: R 4717 4595. Last visit April 2012.
Longitude: 8° 46' 44" W
Latitude: 52° 33' 45" N
Photos: Jim Dempsey and Deb Snelson.