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A radiocarbon date was derived from directly under the base of the rampart. This provided a calibrated date range of between 1255 BCE-917 BCE, thus confirming the hillfort's construction in the Late Bronze Age. (Grogan, Eoin, and Tom Condit. "New Hillfort Date Gives Clue to Late Bronze Age." Archaeology Ireland 8.2 (1994): 7.)