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Wayside Cairns -  Monuments of County Clare
Wayside cairns are piles of stones situated close to a routeway. They can vary in size and shape ranging from a few stones leaning together to larger, more elaborate constructions. It is thought they may have originated from the practice of making small piles of stones at places where funerals halted. There is one recorded wayside cairn in County Clare, at Gleninagh North, near Blackhead.

[Gleninagh North]

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