Ráth Mhullach Raoileann
|Location||Mullaghreelan, Kilkea, |
County Kildare, Ireland
|Area||6,600 m2 (1.6 acre)|
|Diameter||92 m (100 yd)|
History and archaeology
The rath was mentioned in ancient Irish manuscripts in association with the Kings of Leinster: rí Raithleand (King of Reelan) is mentioned twice in Lebor na Cert. In 1854, a celt was found in the rath. In 1861, a bronze age burial urn was discovered nearby.
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