Also known by the older Irish name of Gortenacuppogue. Marble Hill is in Galway, Ireland. It is located on a far earlier ancient pre-celtic settlement area, surrounded by prehistoric megalithic structures including wedge tombs and ringforts. It is today a townland  in the parish of Ballynakill. Read more in the Marblehill history pages.

The Burke family that used to reside at Marble Hill house were one of the large estate landowners in county Galway during the 18th and 19th century.

Megalithic Tombs At Marble Hill

The old Ordnance Survey maps from the early 1840’s show a significant concentration of megalithic tombs within and near the grounds of Marblehill house.

Rebels Campaign Of Destruction compensation Claims For Destruction Of Property At...

Marble Hill House Burnt Down REBELS' CAMPAIGN OF DESTRUCTION COMPENSATION CLAIMS The Irish War of Independance (21 Jan 1919 - 11 July 1921) 9 Oct 1922 The Irish...

Marble Hill Megalith Ground Disturbance Monitoring

Archaeological Consultancy Marble Hill, Galway Commissioned by the owner, monitoring of ground disturbance associated with the development of a dwelling-house took place at Marble Hill,...

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