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Coorlaghan Ringfort
RĂ¡th an Chuair Leathain
Location Coorlaghan, Killeshin,
County Laois, Ireland
Type rath
Area 6,600 m2 (1.63 acre)
Diameter 92 m (100 yd)
Material earth
Designation National Monument

Coorlaghan Ringfort is a ringfort (rath) and National Monument located in County Laois, Ireland.


Coorlaghan Ringfort is located in the Barrow valley, southwest of Killeshin village.


The OS namebooks mention "there is a large Danish fort near the east boundary" of Coorlaghan townland. "Danish" is used here to refer to Viking settlement, although most ringforts were built and used by Gaelic Irish.

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