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Barnacahoge Cashel
Native name
Irish: Caiseal Cluain Meirg
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Type stone ringfort
Location Barnacahoge, Swinford,
County Mayo, Ireland
Elevation 136 m (446 ft)
Built c. AD 700
National Monument of Ireland
Official name: Barnacahoge Cashel
Reference no. 561

Barnacahoge Cashel, is a stone ringfort (cashel) and National Monument located in County Mayo, Ireland.


Barnacahoge Cashel is located on a hill immediately west of Ireland West Airport Knock.


Barnacahoge Cashel was constructed in early Christian period (7th or 8th century AD) and may have been inhabited as late as the 18th century. Within the shelter of these stone walls were thatched dwellings of mud and wattle, and pens into which livestock could have been herded when threatened by enemies.

It was rediscovered in 1976–77.


Encircling the flat summit are the remains of a wall 1.5 m (4 ft 11 in) thick and 16 m (52 ft) in diameter.

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