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Archaeological excavation report, E3345 Sonnagh III, County Mayo.

This fulacht fiadh consisted of a roughly oval-shaped burnt mound, which partly covered a peat cut trough. The trough was sub-circular in plan with a diameter of 1.25 m and a maximum depth of 0.4 m. The sides and base were concave producing a regular bowl-shaped hollow. It was partly lined by one split timber placed on the trough base and held in place by two rods one at each end. These rods were …