Baile Ristín (Ballyrishteen)

SMR: KE043-185----
Type: Galláin
Townland: Baile Ristín Richard's Town


DINGLE Description

This standing stone, on the S slopes of Knockmoylemore, commands a panoramic view over the broad valley through which the Garfinny, Owenalondrig and several smaller rivers flow towards Trabeg.
Irregular in plan, the stone stands 1.58m high and measures a maximum of 1.05m wide x .45m thick. It tapers slightly towards the flat shouldered top; N-S.
The above description is derived from J. Cuppage, ‘Corca Dhuibhne. Dingle Peninsula archaeological survey. Ballyferriter. Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne’ (1986), no. 82.

Site recorded by:

Sean Eachairn.