Suspected Alignment / Alignments:  Equinox Sun-set
Site Type: Stone Circle
Irish Grid Ref: W1120156718
Location: Link to Bing Maps


This stone circle is described on as follows;

"On low knoll at W end of Cousane gap, near head of Owngar river. Circle complete; stones are 1.1m to 2.7m L, 0.35m to 0.7m T and 0.4m to 0.7m H. Internal measurement along main axis, aligned E-W, is 3.15m. Standing stones (CO092-050---) once stood 160m to SW. (Ó Nualláin 1984, 40, no. 79; Roberts 1988, Ch. 5, no. 37)."

Jack Roberts, who has been studying the stone circles of Cork & Kerry for over 30 years, suspects that this stone circle is aligned to the sun-set on the Equinox days.

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Picture of Cousane stone circle by contributor Uwe Häberle

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