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Tullygarran ogham stones
Native name
Irish: Clocha Oghaim Tulaigh Garráin
Chute Hall Ogham Stones
Type ogham stones
Location Tullygarran, Tralee,
County Kerry, Ireland
Built c. AD 300–800
Owner private
National Monument of Ireland
Official name: Tullygarran Ogham Stones
Reference no. 295

The Tullygarran ogham stones are a pair of ogham stones forming a National Monument located in County Kerry, Ireland.


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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