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The Oghil Wedge Tomb (Leaba Dhiarmada agus Ghrainne) is a burial place, originally covered in soil, that faces the setting sun.

In the vicinity are a number of clochan (beehive huts).

Legend -- based on a love triangle tale from the Fenian Cycle of Irish mythology -- has it that it is the leaba (bed) of Diarmuid (a soldier in the Fianna army) and Grainne (a princess and daughter of the High King of Tara, Cormac Mac Airt).

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Journey to Oghil Wedge Tomb (Leaba Dhiarmada agus Ghrainne)

Oghil Wedge Tomb is located near the village of Corruch near the center of the Aran Island of Inishmore, County Galway, Ireland, which is visited by boat or air from near Galway or by boat from Doolin.

Ordnance Survey Map (L8510 approx.)

Visitors Information

Visitors information for the area may be found at the geograph.ie website. General tourist information may be found at the Visit Aran Islands website.

Additional Photos of Oghil Wedge Tomb (Leaba Dhiarmada agus Ghrainne)

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Interior of Oghil Wedge Tomb


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