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Ardandragh castle was the most noted of all the O Farrell castles in County Longford in the 12th century. It ...
Ballylahan Castle is now a listed National Monument under the care of the OPW. Built by Jordan De Exeter in ...
Ballysheil, Dispensary Hill, Dr O'Sheil and his medicinal book
John Feehan talks about the famous book of the O'Sheils, held in the Royal Irish Academy.
Clara Castle, Co. Kilkenny
Clara Castle is a well-preserved tower house, built in the sixteenth century by the Shorthall family. It has been well ...
Dysart is mentioned in the Charter of Geoffrey FitzRobert, 1204-06, which states the area was owned by the Augustine friary ...
Fenit & Surrounds – The Three Castles, the Old Village & More
Introduction While Fenit Island Square Castle and Barrow Round Castle still dominate the landscape, a lesser known third castle once existed! ...
Highrath Castle was built in the late sixteenth century by a branch of the Shorthall Family. It remained their ...
Kilnatoora Castle is an impressive five storey medieval tower house which stands on a rock precipice overlooking the Tourig River ...
Maudlin Castle - Kilkenny's forgotten Leper Hospital
Today this lovely tower house (thought to date from c.1500) sits serenely among the terraced houses and bungalows of Maudlin ...
How lucky we are to have the impressive ruins of this once great castle sitting right in the heart of ...
Medieval Dunmore, Dunmore Augustinian Friary and Claddagh Castle
Introduction Dunmore is 15 kilometres north east of Tuam and it’s bounded on the north by County Roscommon, on the east by ...
Memories of the O’Farrell family
Castle Roche stands about seven miles north-west of Dundalk in what is arguably the middle of nowhere. This fortress once ...
Roscommons Royal Castle
Images of Roscommon Castle
Around the corner of my house is the 13th century Seatown Castle, which is actually the tower of a Franciscan ...
The Round Hill of Lismore.
This area known locally as the Round Hill of Lismore, hidden in the trees is the site of a motte ...