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This final report presents the results of archaeological investigations carried out on behalf of Kildare County Council and the National Roads Authority as part of the Archaeological Services Contract No. 6 ? Resolution Moone to Prumplestown. The works were undertaken prior to the commencement of construction on this section of the N9/N10 Kilcullen to Waterford Scheme: Phase 3 Kilcullen to Carlow. The Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, following consultation with the national Museum of Ireland, issued Directions to Kildare County Council on 8 March 2007 for archaeological resolution works relating to road development. The National Monuments Section Registration Number, E2939 was allocated by the Department for the excavation of the site in Ballyvass townland under the directorship of Tara Doyle of Headland Archaeology (Ireland) Ltd. An Environmental Impact assessment was published in 2003 for the Kilcullen to Powerstown Scheme, with Valerie J. Keeley Ltd preparing the Archaeological, Architectural and Cultural Heritage Assessment. This formed Chapter 10 of the EIS produced by Roughan and OÍDonovan _ Faber Maunsell Alliance. Geophysical prospection was carried out on certain areas of high archaeological potential by Bartlett?Clark Consultancy as part of the Environmental Impact Assessment, on behalf of Valerie J. Keeley Ltd/Kildare County Council. Aerial photography was undertaken along with the entire route selection as part of the non?invasive assessment after the EIA stage. This work was carried out in April 2004 by Markus Casey. Archaeological testing carried out on the 8 May 2006 by CRDS Ltd under N9/N10 Kilcullen to Waterford Scheme: Kilcullen to Powerstown. Archaeological Services Contract No. 2 ? Test Excavations, Mullamast to Prumplestown and Athy Link Road under Ministerial Direction Number A021/127 on this site in 2005 identified a truncated burnt mound that measured 15 m long by 3 m wide and was 0.30 m deep. To the east of the burnt mound were two pits, both were filled with burnt mound material. Approximately 10 m to the south were discrete deposits of burnt mound material. The burnt mound burn mound was truncated by two linear features. Full archaeological resolution was conducted on this site between 19 October and 16 November 2007. This revealed a heavily truncated burnt mound deposit (004), two pits (025, 061), two postholes (058, 032), a large post?medieval sub?rectangular shallow pit (036) and several modern drainage ditches. A fragment of humified wood was taken from what was regarded as the least disturbed deposit within the mound. This returned a Mesolithic date and possibly represented the ground surface prior to the construction of the burnt mound. No further samples from the burnt mound were recommended for dating, this was due to the amount of disturbance. A preliminary report of works on the site was completed by Headland Archaeology (Ireland) Ltd in April 2009.