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We did not know about this and the nearby Cahergal Stone Fort and stumbled on them looking for something else - but we were delighted we did. This is a 9th or 10th century stone fort, really a protected farmstead of a wealthy farmer situated...More
A splendid example of prehistoric human habitation. If you are not into history the fort will give you food for thought. Walking the walls and looking at the view of the countryside is breath taking even on a wet and overcast day.
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This fort is a bit hard to get to. The best option seems to be to park at the other fort (Cahergal) and walk from there. It is not far so it is doable. We couldnät find an entrance to the ring fort, however, so...More
We did this in combination with the Cahergall Fort since you park in the same place for both. It is a short walk to either. We enjoy both of them and from the top of the fort there are excellent views of the surrounding area.
There are two stone forts within a couple of hundred yards of each other. Cahergal is the more impressive one, and slightly easier to get to. But Leancanabuaile is more complete in terms of the number of rooms to see.
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This "restored" fort is quite impressive from below. It is well situated but requires you to do a short walk of about 400 meters which might be difficult for some. While I would not describe totally kid friendly children will enjoy themselves with some supervision....More