Gleanncholmcille is justifiably famous for its wealth of archaeological sites and artefacts. This rich heritage of mounuments dates from 3,000 b.c.
“A guide to 5,000 Years of History in Stone” by Professor Emeritus of Archaeology at UCD Michael Herity, is an invaluable guide to the area, available from the bookshop in Oideas Gael and Easons. Professor Herity also teaches a summer course in archaeology at Oideas Gael.