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Irish: Na Seacht Séadchomhartha
|Moanmore East Stone Circle, Masonbrook Ring|
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|Location||Moanmore East, Loughrea,
County Galway, Ireland
|Built||c. 2500–500 BC|
|Official name: Moanmore East Stone Circle|
The stones stand by the roadside about 3.4 km (2 miles) southeast of Loughrea.
The Seven Monuments were erected c. 2500–500 BC.
The Seven Monuments are an embanked stone circle with central cairn. The mound is 2 m (6 ft 7 in) high and 22 m (72 ft) across and each of the seven stones is a pillar 1 m (3 ft 3 in) high and 25 cm (9.8 in) thick.
Nearby is a terraced mound which may have been an assembly-place.
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