Greenanstown

Standing on an island at a road junction in Greenanstown, County Meath are three large boulder type stones, whether these were part of an alignment or even part of a circle is not known. They are known locally as the Jack Stones.

Folklore: The Jack Stones are said to have thrown to here from Tara by the legendary hero Finn MacCool.

Situated: From Balbriggan take the R132 North, after 3 kilometres take a left turn for Stamullen drive through here heading for Greenanstown, the stones cannot be missed standing on an island at a fork in the road.

Discovery Map 43: O 1113 6433. Last visit Jan 2006.

Longitude: 6° 19' 14" W

Latitude: 53° 37' 1" N

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Photos: Jim Dempsey.

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