N21 Castleisland to Abbeyfeale Road Improvement Scheme, County Kerry
Six archaeological sites were excavated on the route of the N21 Castleisland to Abbeyfeale Road Improvement Scheme. These sites were: a small fulacht fiadh with an unlined oval trough dated to the 10th to 12th centuries BC (AR04, 04E0974), a second fulacht fiadh, dated to the 9th to 11th centuries BC with an oak-lined trough (AR03, 04E0966), an iron-smelting site with some evidence for smithing dated to between the 2nd to 7th centuries AD (AR02, 04E0965), a single pit containing charred cereal grains and dated to the 7th century AD (AR01, 04E0964), a group of nineteen pits used for the production of charcoal and dated to the 9th to 12th centuries AD (AR05, 04E0975) and three stone-built, early 19th-century vernacular buildings (04E1079).
This article is published as:
Hull, G and Taylor, K, 2007, Archaeological sites on the route of the N21 Castleisland to Abbeyfeale Road Improvement Scheme, Co. Kerry, Journal of the Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society, Series 2 Vol 6, 2006, 5-59.