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Lissard Ringforts
Native name
Irish: Ráthanna Lios Ard
Type ringforts
Location Lissard, Kilconnell,
County Galway, Ireland
Elevation 83 m (272 ft)
National Monument of Ireland
Official name: Lissard Two Ringforts & Souterrain
Reference no. 621

Lissard Ringforts are two ringforts and a National Monument located in County Galway, Ireland.


Lissard Ringforts are located 2 km (1¼ mile) northeast of Kilconnell.

History and description

There are two major ringforts in Lissard.

North ringfort

This bivallate rath covers 0.12 ha (0.30 acres).

South ringfort

This bivallate rath covers 0.1 ha (0.25 acres) and has a souterrain.

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