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Carns Cairn
Native name
Irish: Carn na gCarn
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Type cairn
Location Cleveragh Road, Sligo,
County Sligo, Ireland
Elevation 109 m (358 ft)
Built c. 3000 BC
National Monument of Ireland
Official name: Carns Cairn
Reference no. 568

Carns Cairn is a cairn and National Monument located in County Sligo, Ireland.


Carns Cairn is located in Carns Forest between Sligo town and Lough Gill.


The cairn is believed to date back to c. 3000 BC, the Neolithic, making it contemporaneous with Queen Maeve's Cairn atop Knocknarea.


The cairn is a large flat-topped cairn 60 m (200 ft) by 55 m (180 ft) across and 7 m (23 ft) high.

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