Moytirra East Court Tomb facts for kids
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Irish: Tuama Cúirte Mhaigh Tuireadh Thoir
|Location||Moytirra East, Kilmactranny,
County Sligo, Ireland
|Elevation||147 m (482 ft)|
|Built||c. 4000–2500 BC|
|Official name: Moytirra East|
Moytirra East court tomb is located 5 km (3.1 mi) west of Ballyfarnon, to the east of Lough Arrow.
Moytirra East Court Tomb was built c. 4000–2500 BC, in the Neolithic.
It was locally known as the Giant's Grave, and was said to hold the remains of a giant killed in the Battle of Moytura.
Moytirra East Court Tomb has the remains of a U-shaped court leading to a four-chamber gallery. These would have been covered by a cairn, but these stones seem to have been removed.
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