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An ancient or medieval settlement or farmstead fortified with a circular bank, ditch, or stone wall, situated usually on a hill or promontory in northern Europe, and especially in Ireland.
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Not only does this property gem have a medieval Ringfort in the garden it also has a gorgeous Victorian greenhouse and sits on an elevated site with breathtaking, unspoilt views in every direction.
We also provided 800metres of shared use footway-cycleway along Ringfort Road between St Ethines Primary School and Holy Family Primary School.
This Ringfort Stud offering is a half-brother to Bobbi Grace, who won a Navan maiden for Paul Deegan during the summer before reaching the frame at Stakes level in the US.
The filly's Desert Prince dam Princess Speedfit was bred by Guest and bought by Ringfort Stud owner Derek Veitch for 7,000gns, who also bought back yesterday's filly at 35,000gns as a foal here last year.
In 2002, archaeologists began excavations at the small prehistoric settlement and early medieval ringfort at the site in Londonderry/Derry, but found a size and complexity they had not expected: 74 roundhouses, two other structures, a large cobbled road surface and many cobbled pathways, dispersed postholes, a large square structure, and Neolithic pottery.
10: MOUNTAIN HEATHER (Andrew J McNamara, 7-1) 1; Ringfort (12-1) 2; Charming Hymn (16-1) 3.
Saddled by master two-year-old trainer Richard Hannon for Lord Vestey, the classy colt was one of two Kodiac foals snapped up by the McCartans at the Goffs November Sale in 2011, both from the draft of Ringfort Stud.
525: Ringfort, Mums Treasure, Saskatoon, Breeda Is Top, Mustang Knight, Lahana Woods
Highlights of his sextet at Tattersalls are Trickledown Stud's daughter of Ballyogan Stakes winner Miss Anabaa (731), Ringfort Stud's half-brother to classy sprinter Moss Vale (921) and Jockey Hall Stud's half-brother to Challenge Stakes scorer Stimulation (1007).
He celebrated last night with a concert at the Ringfort Inn, owned by Mayor Boyle, who said: "We're delighted to honour Phil.