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Irish: An Dún Mór
View of the fort
|Location||Doonsheane, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry|
|Area||2.93 ha (7.2 acres)|
|Official name: Doonmore Promontory Fort|
Doonmore lies on a headland reaching into Dingle Bay, 4 km (2.5 mi) southeast of Dingle town.
Traditionally viewed as being built by the Iron Age Veneti, promontory forts are now associated with a later date, the early Middle Ages. (5th–8th centuries AD)
A headland of 2.93 ha (7.2 acres), cut off from the mainland by an artificial ditch, with complex multiple vallations and stone ramparts.
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