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Ardcarn Mound
Native name
Irish: Ard Carna
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Type ringfort
Location Ardcarne, County Roscommon, Ireland
Elevation 86 m (282 ft)
Built Neolithic/Bronze Age (4000 – 800 BC)
National Monument of Ireland
Official name: Ardcarn Mound
Reference no. 488

Ardcarn Mound is a mound and ringfort and National Monument located in County Roscommon, Ireland.


Ardcarn Mound is located about 6 km (3.7 mi) east of Boyle and 3 km (1.9 mi) south of Lough Key.

History and description

Ardcarn Mound is a bowl barrow. Immediately to the west of this is a trivallate ringfort with souterrain, and to the south of that is a simple rath.

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