5Borlase, William C. The Dolmens of Ireland, Their Distribution, Structural Characteristics, and Affinities in other Countries: Together with the Folk-lore Attaching to them: Supplemented by Considerations on the Anthropology, Ethnology, and Traditions of the Irish People. 3 vols. London: Chapman & Hall, 1897. 77-78.
Westropp suggested that the cairn was removed at some point after 1835. Westropp, Thomas J. "The Cists, Dolmens, and Pillars of the Western Half of the County of Clare." Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy. Section C: Archaeology, Celtic Studies, History, Linguistics, Literature 26 (1906-07): 453.