Ring Forts

Staigue Fort, Sneem. co.Kerry c.300 a.d (Caiseal Stéig – ‘the fort of the steps/ the windy fort’)

Staigue Fort is an ancient ring fort located in a spectacular isolated valley not far from village of Sheem on the Ring of Kerry. It commands incredible sweeping views out across Kenmare Bay to the [...]

Doon Fort, Portnoo. co. Donegal. c.500 a.d

Doon Fort is an ancient ring fort hidden away on Doon Lough near the coastal village of Portnoo. It was built as a place of refuge 1500 years ago and it's walls stand 4.8m high [...]

Grainan of Aileach, Burt. co.Donegal site -c.1700 b.c Ring Fort c.500 a.d (‘Stone Palace of the Sun’)

Grainan of Aileach sits on a hilltop 800 feet above sea level and is one of Ireland's most stunning locations. Its name is believed to translate to 'the stone palace with the sunny view' [...]

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