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Kilcoolaght East Ogham Stones
Native name
Irish: Clocha Oghaim Chill Chuallachta Thoir
Type ogham stones
Location Kilcoolaght East, Killorglin,
County Kerry, Ireland
Elevation 22 m (72 ft)
Owner state
National Monument of Ireland
Official name: Kilcoolaght East Ogham Stones
Reference no. 329

Kilcoolaght East Ogham Stones (CIIC 206–213) are a collection of ogham stones forming a National Monument located in County Kerry, Ireland.

Location

Kilcoolaght East Ogham Stones are located 4.6 kilometres (2.9 mi) southeast of Killorglin, to the west of the Glasheenasheefree River.

History

The stones were carved in the 5th and 6th centuries AD and served as burial markers. This was a ceallurach (burial ground).

All the stones were found in a souterrain nearby.

Description

The stones are sandstone pillars.

  • CIIC 206: [AN]M VIRR[ACC(?)]/ANNI TIGIR[N] ("name/inscription of Ferchán/Fírchán? of Tigern") and C̣/̣ṬẸDATTOQA MAQI/ VEDELMETṬ[O(?)] ("of Cétadach? son of Fedelmid/Feidlimid")
  • CIIC 207: ẸCC MAQI L[UGUQ]ṚRIT ("of ? son of Luccreth")
  • CIIC 208: UMALL
  • CIIC 209: A]GGO MAQI AGỊ[LL ("...ggo son of Agi...")
  • CIIC 210: DUBE[B and Q/N
  • CIIC 211: [RI]TTẠVV[E]CC MAQ[I] V[E]DDONỌS ("of Rethach son of Feddonos"; this name survives in the Iveragh Peninsula)
  • CIIC 212: highly fragmentary
  • CIIC 213: URG̣
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