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Aghaward fort
Ráth Áth an Bhaird
Aghaward fort is located in Ireland
Aghaward fort
Location in Ireland
Location Aghaward, Ballinalee,
County Longford, Ireland
Coordinates 53°47′32″N 7°38′41″W / 53.792357°N 7.644732°W / 53.792357; -7.644732
Type ringfort
Diameter 22 m (72 ft)
Circumference 69 m (226 ft)
Material earth
Periods Bronze or Iron Age (c. 2400 BC – AD 400)
Site notes
Ownership private
Designation National Monument

The Aghaward fort is a ringfort (rath) and National Monument located in County Longford, Ireland.


Aghaward fort is located about 2 km (1.2 mi) north of Ballinalee, just north of Aghaward House. There are several springs nearby, and various tributaries of the River Camlin.


The ringfort is an enclosure with a high earthen bank and external ditch, the bank rising up 2.5 m (8 ft 2 in) from the base of the ditch.

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