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Native name
Irish: An Chathair Gheal
Inside Cahergall Stone Fort.jpg
Inside view of Cahergall
Type stone ringfort
Location Kimego West, Caherciveen,
County Kerry, Ireland
Elevation 20 m (66 ft)
Built c. 7th century AD
Architectural style(s) Gaelic Ireland
Owner State
National Monument of Ireland
Official name: Cahergall Cashel
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Cahergall is a stone ringfort (cashel) and National Monument located in County Kerry, Ireland.


Cahergall is located immediately southeast of Leacanabuaile, 2.7 km (1.7 mi) northwest of Cahirciveen.


The cashel was built around the 7th century AD as a defended farmstead.


This is a circular stone ringfort (caiseal) of internal diameter 25 m (82 ft) with outer walls 4 m (13 ft) high and 5 m (16 ft) thick.

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