Grianan Ailigh

The Grianan of Aileach is a hill fort on Greenan Mountain at Inishowen in County Donegal.

The main structure is a stone fort, thought to have been built in the 6th or 7th century although there is evidence that the site had been in use before the fort was built. The wall is about 4.5 metres (15 ft) thick and 5 metres (16 ft) high, inside it has three terraces linked by steps, and two long passages within it.

Just outside the fort are the remains of a well and a tumulus.

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Grianan Ailigh 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 12.5℃ to 15.3℃ with wind speed 9.6 m/sec (ESE)
Thursday, Sep 28partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 10.9℃ to 12.4℃ with wind speed 9.7 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Sep 29partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 10.9℃ to 11.5℃ with wind speed 7.5 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Sep 30fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 7.2℃ to 8.3℃ with wind speed 2.4 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Oct 01cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 10.9℃ to 12.2℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (E)
Monday, Oct 02partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 8.5℃ to 9.5℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (SW)
Tuesday, Oct 03cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 9.6℃ to 10.2℃ with wind speed 5.1 m/sec (SW)

Inishowen weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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