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Doolin

Round Barrow(s)

<b>Doolin</b>Posted by bawn79Image © Bawn79 © 2009
Nearest Town:Lisdoonvarna (7km ENE)
OS Ref (IE):   R066961 / Sheet: 51
Latitude:53° 0' 27.03" N
Longitude:   9° 23' 29.74" W

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This was one of the most amazing barrows I have ever seen. Ive never seen one holding its water in such a tidy and aesthically pleasing way. Looking at the main ring-barrow here it does add to the argument that some barrow/monuments may have used water features to make them more dramatic. I think in this case you will agree it does look pretty impressive.
I presume that the water doesnt stay here year round. This barrow is located alongside a path that can be accessed by driving up the hill to the right coming from the ferry (towards Doonagore tower house). There is a warning sign for dangerous cliffs and this barrow are pretty close to the path/cliffs. You can get a view down to the axe factory from here.

The other two are about 300m farther to the east.
bawn79 Posted by bawn79
26th May 2009ce

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