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Listowel in County Kerry, Munster, Ireland — Irish South-West
 

“River Fort”

 
 
"River Fort" Marker image. Click for full size.
April 10, 2009
1. "River Fort" Marker
Inscription.
This sculpture was designed by
local councillor and craftsman
Tony O'Callaghan

The “Standing Stone” illustrates
the River Feale
which flows around our town.

The “Ring” depicts an earthen fort
situated in the vicinity of the town
from which the town got its name
Lios Tuathail (Listowel).


 
Location. 52° 26.696′ N, 9° 29.155′ W. Marker is in Listowel, Munster, in County Kerry. Marker is at the intersection of Bridge Road (National Road 69) and the Town Square, in the median on Bridge Road. Click for map. Marker is about fifty feet south of the St. John's Theater (former church), on the town square.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 14 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Maid of Erin (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Teampaillín Bán (approx. one kilometer away); Thatched Chapel Cross (approx. 14.2 kilometers away); Reverend William Casey (approx. 14.2 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Welcome to Listowel. (Submitted on November 2, 2009.)
2. Listowel. (Submitted on November 2, 2009.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyArts, Letters, MusicMan-Made FeaturesNatural FeaturesSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
"River Fort" Marker and Sculpture image. Click for full size.
April 10, 2009
2. "River Fort" Marker and Sculpture
"River Fort" Sculpture image. Click for full size.
April 10, 2009
3. "River Fort" Sculpture
Looking north, with St. John's Theater (former church) in background.
River Feale image. Click for full size.
April 10, 2009
4. River Feale
Listowel Racetrack in far background.
Listowel Castle image. Click for full size.
April 10, 2009
5. Listowel Castle
Later Norman fortification overlooking the River Feale; not the "Ring Fort" mentioned in the marker.
Buildings along north edge of Town Square image. Click for full size.
April 10, 2009
6. Buildings along north edge of Town Square
 
 
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