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An Investigation into the Origin and Purpose of Ireland’s Round Towers, 2024

There are 67 confirmed round towers in Ireland, where at least a part survives, as well as 23 sites that are generally accepted to have ‘once’ been home to a round tower. Could their original purpose have been astronomical?