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Portal Tomb

<b>Killaclohane</b>Posted by NucleusImage © Uwe Häberle 06/2014
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Latitude:52° 9' 2.81" N
Longitude:   9° 41' 58.52" W

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Ancient burial discovered during restoration/excavation work continues...
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I think this is the only portal tomb in County Kerry, so this alone justifies a visit. It lies in a field close to a minor road so parking is a bit tricky, I used a driveway of a nearby house.

At my time of visit, two very pushy horses were on the field of the tomb, so I had always one eye on the horses, while the other tries to takes a closer look. The capstone is really impressive with some indentations. With the two tilted portal stones it reminds me a lot of Arderawinny tomb in County Cork.

Visited June 2014
Nucleus Posted by Nucleus
5th July 2014ce
Edited 5th July 2014ce