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In the summer of 2005, Valerie J Keeley Ltd (VJK Ltd) excavated a multiperiod site that included a ring-ditch cemetery, multiple burial enclosures and structures, and a standing stone. This work was undertaken on behalf of Wexford County Council and the National Roads Authority in advance of construction of the N11 Arklow–Gorey Link Road (Illus. 1), a 20-km-long dual carriageway linking the existing Arklow bypass and bypassing the town of Gorey. Excavation followed a detailed archaeological assessment process that included a desktop study, field survey and extensive test trenching.The assessment identified a number of potential archaeological sites along the proposed route, including three in Ask townland.These three were later amalgamated into one large site, as described in this paper (NGR 317727, 163350; height 63 m OD; ministerial direction no. A003/020). The site is located 3.6 km north-east of Gorey town, in the barony of Gorey, Kilcavan parish, north County Wexford. It was in a large tillage field, on the north-west slopes of Ask Hill, overlooking a small valley and with views to the Wicklow and Blackstairs Mountains. Ask Hill is situated on a volcanic outcrop, which, together with the larger Tara Hill, or Torrchoill, to the east, forms part of a spur of volcanic bedrock jutting out of the Wicklow and Blackstairs Mountains to the west and extending to the sea