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Native name
Irish: Baile an Chnocáin
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Type cillín, souterrain, hut sites
Etymology Irish: "settlement of the little hill"
Location Ballinknockane, Kilquane, County Kerry
Built 5th–8th centuries
Owner state
National Monument of Ireland
Official name: Ballinknockane Burial ground & possible church; Hut sites and souterrain
Reference no. 221.1416

Ballinknockane is the location of a National Monument in County Kerry, Ireland.


Ballinknockane is located west of Mount Brandon and south of the Brandon Stream; it is 7.3 km (4.5 mi) northeast of Murreagh.


The national monument consists of a cillín (calluragh), an unconsecrated burial ground. Nearby is a cashel (stone ringfort) with souterrain (underground storage tunnel) and several hut sites.

Hut sites include:

  • Cloghaunnageragh ("Sheep Hut")
  • Cloghaunglass ("Green Hut")
  • Lisnagraigue
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