Keel East Court Tomb, Achill Island

Map Reference: F649076 (0649, 3076)

The main structure in Keel East is a court-tomb with three possible chambers. A good capstone about 2m long and 1.5m wide covers the innermost chamber. The total length of the gallery is about 5.5m. The court is full and measures about 3.5m by 4m. None of the stones is very tall. Another chambered tomb in Keel East is more ruinous (F646073). It consists of three large slabs two of which are more than 2m long. There are a number of other large stones including one about 2m square which may be a capstone. The exact nature of the structure is not clear.

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