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Caheravoley Fort
Cathair Dhá Bhuaile
Caheravoley Fort is located in Ireland
Caheravoley Fort
Location in Ireland
Alternative name Caherancola
Location Caheravoley, Corofin, County Galway, Ireland
Coordinates 53°25′08″N 8°54′29″W / 53.418843°N 8.908063°W / 53.418843; -8.908063
Altitude 40 m (131 ft)
Type ringfort
Area 0.26 ha (0.64 acres)
Diameter 56 m (184 ft)
Material earth
Founded 6th–12th century
Periods Early Christian Ireland
Associated with Gaelic Irish
Site notes
Ownership State
Public access yes
National Monument of Ireland
Official name Caheravoley House & Bawn
Reference no. 369

Caheravoley Fort is a ringfort (rath) and bawn forming a National Monument located in County Galway, Ireland.


Caheravoley lies 3.6 km (2.2 mi) southwest of Corofin, County Galway and west of the River Clare.


Caheravoley was built in the early Christian era. It was used as a protected farmstead, as indicated by the name: cathair dhá bhuaile, "circular fort of two milking-places." Cattle were grazed on the surrounding land, then brought into the fort for milking and to protect from thieves.


A round ringfort with protective ditch and souterrain, with an entrance in the north end.

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