Mullaghreelan Rath facts for kids
|Ráth Mhullach Raoileann|
County Kildare, Ireland
|Area||6,600 m2 (1.6 acre)|
|Diameter||92 m (100 yd)|
Mullaghreelan Rath is located at a height of 170 m (560 ft), overlooking the River Greese. It is surrounded by Mullaghreelan Woods, a Coillte forest.
History and archaeology
The rath was mentioned in ancient Irish manuscripts in association with the Kings of Leinster: rí Raithleand (King of Reelan) is mentioned twice in Lebor na Cert. In 1854, a celt was found in the rath. In 1861, a Bronze Age burial urn was discovered nearby.
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