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Blossomfort is located in Ireland
Location in Ireland
Location Blossomfort, Ballyclogh,
County Cork, Ireland
Coordinates 52°09′41″N 8°45′15″W / 52.161504°N 8.754160°W / 52.161504; -8.754160
Type ringfort
Material earth
Founded c. AD 550–900
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Ownership state
National Monument of Ireland

Blossomfort is a ringfort (rath) and National Monument (#594) located in County Cork, Ireland.


Blossomfort is located 1 km southwest of Ballyclogh.

History and description

Blossomfort is a circular lios, 60 m (200 ft) in diameter with an entrance in the northeast corner. Ringforts of this type were mostly built c. AD 550–900. Internally people were housed in wooden huts. Another fort lies immediately to the northeast; this may have served as a livestock enclosure.

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