Cairn R2, Carnbane East, Loughcrew, Co. Meath.

Location – Close to carin T and next to cairn R1.
OS: N 858 775 (map 42)
GPS: N 58506 77540 (Accuracy – 2m)
Longitude: 7° 6' 47.31" W
Latitude: 53° 44' 39.07" N

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Description and History – Like cairn R1 there is little left of this tomb apart from about 10 stones. The cairn measures 22m in circumference and about 8m in diameter. There was, however, many finds from this cairn including bone pins, stone pendants, clay vessels, a white flint arrowhead and a small stone axehead. 

Difficulty – Very easy to get to.

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