Co. Donegal
Nearest town: Ardara
Nearest village: Kilclooney
Map references: Map 1 (North) 172396

Kilclooney ImageThe eastern dolmen has a 4m (13ft) long capstone

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On the east of the lane behind the Kilclooney church lies this magnificent site, composed by two dolmens within the remains of a 25m (82ft) long cairn.
    Both their chambers face eastwards and are about 9m (20ft) apart. The larger has a capstone which is some 4 m (13 ft) long and about 6 m (20 ft) across, almost matching the giant capstone at Browne's Hill Dolmen, Co. Carlow. Kilclooney's capstone is supported by twin uprights 1.8 m (6 ft) high. The western chamber, now partially collapsed, is almost identical but smaller.
    The site hasn't been excavated, and it is distinctly possible that the two dolmens were built in more than one phase.

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