Dunbeg Stone Fort

This is a stone fort situated on a headland with a large and restored defensive wall facing inland with lintelled entrance. The site has defensive ditches and inside terraces and a souterrain and within the fort is the remains of a circular hut.

This type of promontory fort is mostly dated to the Iron Age and mainly found in Ireland, Cornwall, Orkney Islands and Isle of Man.

Getting there

Return south to the R599 and then southwest on that road. This site is to the south of the R559 at Fahan, on the Dingle peninsula.

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