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53 6' 3.549"N...8 51' 29.512"W
DIRECTIONS
From Gort, take the R460 towards Corrafin. Take the first right turn, heading for Cloonteen. In
Cloonteen, take the first turn right (north) and drive 4 km to Ballynastig. Take a right turn here until you
reach some farm buildings at a sharp right bend. The tomb is 400m directly east from here across 3 fields.
JULY 2011
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CRANNAGH PORTAL TOMB COUNTY GALWAY
This fantastic portal tomb, marked on the OS &
Historic maps as 'Dermot & Grania's Bed', is located
on a large limestone plateau NW of Coole Lough,
'Loch na Cuile', west of the town of Gort. The tomb,
orientated NE - SW, consists of very substantial
CRANNAGH PORTAL TOMB, COUNTY GALWAY
CRANNAGH PORTAL TOMB
CRANNAGH PORTAL TOMB
CRANNAGH PORTAL TOMB
CRANNAGH PORTAL TOMB
INSIDE THE CHAMBER
THE ELONGATED CAIRN