‘Echoes of the Causeway’ – Pilgrimage to Dark Fort

‘Echoes of the Causeway’ – The Witch Maebh
3rd February 2021
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11th February 2021

‘Echoes of the Causeway’ – Pilgrimage to Dark Fort

Project Attributes


Echoes of the Causeway


CCGBC Museum Services


3rd February 2021

One of the eight sites on the Echoes of the Causeway heritage trail app, this story is set at Lissanduff (Bushfoot), Portballintrae.

This enigmatic earthwork, known locally as the cups and saucers, keeps secrets within its thick earthen walls. One cup dry and one cup wet, a sacred pool invites further reflction on murmured mysteries.


Pilgrimage to Dark Fort

Written by Claire Savage

Step into an ancient, labyrinthine landscape hidden within two sets of concentric circles – a tranquil space for dreaming and self-reflection; a portal that beckons you into another world …


You can out more about this project at www.niarchive.org/echoes.

The Echoes of the Causeway project was part of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Department of Communities, Tourism NI and Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council.