The Deserted Village

While on Achill Island, we visited the Deserted Village.  Though the nearby tombs date to the Neolithic Period, the settlements were inhabited in Medieval times, by a booleying community (nomadic cattle grazers).

It is always awesome to stand in an ancient home and imagine life there.


What was more awe-inspiring was the incredible location these ancient people chose.  The mountains were beautiful!


The bay was breath-taking!


I was glad the boys could see what ancient, simple, everyday life would have been like.



Learning materials I made for the kids to learn and understand where they were are here:

Microsoft Word - Deserted Village Info.docx

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