Tullygarran ogham stones facts for kids
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Irish: Clocha Oghaim Tulaigh Garráin
|Chute Hall Ogham Stones|
County Kerry, Ireland
|Built||c. AD 300–800|
|Official name: Tullygarran Ogham Stones|
Tullygarran Ogham Stones are located 4.2 kilometres (2.6 mi) east of Tralee, near to Chute Hall.
The stones were discovered in 1848 after a storm uncovered an ancient burial ground overlooking Smerwick Bay. Dayrolles Eveleigh-de-Moleyns, 4th Baron Ventry moved them to his home at Chute Hall.
The stones are:
- Stone 1: reads LUBBAIS MAQQI DUN....S ("of Lubbais son of Dun...s") and stands 0.96 metres (3 ft 2 in) tall
- Stone 2: reads CCICAMINI MAQQ(I) C(A)TTINI ("of Cíchmuine son of Caitne") and stands 1.02 metres (3 ft 4 in) tall
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