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Barrow / Cairn Cemetery

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Nearest Town:Galbally (3km ESE)
OS Ref (IE):   R775295 / Sheet: 73
Latitude:52° 24' 59.98" N
Longitude:   8° 19' 50.62" W

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For anyone that has visited Duntryleague and looked at the map and thought the barrow cemetery to the north must be amazing, well this is what remains of the cemetery. I found roughly about 7 barrows and the positions of approximately 5 others.
However saying that this is a reasonably interesting place. A lot of work has gone into draining the lands here and you wonder why anyone would have located a cemetery pre the drainage?
There is a very long avenue / bank to the east which to me doesnt serve any purpose in terms of drainage etc and I would suggest that maybe this bank signifies the limit of the cemetery.
Also to the north of the main field of the cemetery the ground undulates a lot and looks to me like it could be part of the cemetery.
bawn79 Posted by bawn79
20th February 2008ce