Saints and Stones: Caherconnell (Cathair Chonaill)
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Caherconnell is a large nearly circular stone fort in the Burren.

It is 140 to 145 feet in external diameter, has 12 feet thick walls, and is anywhere from six to 14 feet high.

It is thought to have been inhabited from 400-1200 A.D., although one researcher suggests that its entrance may have been built at a later date, which suggests that it may have been inhabited at a later date.

About Caherconnell (Cathair Chonaill)

burrenforts.ie: Caherconnell
Megalithic Portal: Caherconnell (Cathair Chonaill)
Megalithomania: Caherconnell Stone Fort
Wikipedia: Ring Fort
Wikipedia: The Burren

Journey to Caherconnell (Cathair Chonaill)

Caherconnell (Cathair Chonaill) is located in the Burren on the R480 south of the Poulnabrone Dolmen between Kilfenora and Ballyvaughan, county Clare, Ireland.

Ordnance Survey Map (R236995)

Visitors Information

Visitors information may be found at the Caherconnell Information & Visitor Centre webpages. General tourist information may be found at the Visit the Burren website.

Additional Photos of Caherconnell (Cathair Chonaill)

Welcome Sign for Caherconnell
Approaching Caherconnell
Interior Wall of Caherconnell
Interior Wall and Dwelling Ruins Inside Caherconnell
Interior Wall and Dwelling Ruins Inside Caherconnell
Remains of Dwelling Inside Caherconnell
Top of Wall of Caherconnell
Outer Wall of Caherconnell
Outer Wall at Caherconnell
The Countryside Outside of Caherconnell


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