Donamon Castle – Divine Word Missionaries

Donamon Castle – Divine Word Missionaries

One of the oldest inhabited buildings in Ireland, Donamon Castle is an architectural marvel located in County Roscommon in the Republic of Ireland. Named Donamon or Dun Lomghuin, meaning the fortress of Lomghuin, this castle stands on a raised ground. The earliest...

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Deel Castle, County Mayo

Deel Castle, County Mayo

Deel Castle also meaning the Castle of the River Deel was built by the Bourkes in 16th century. This marvelous castle is located near the town of Crossmolina, County Mayo in Ireland. After Colonel Thomas Bourke had fought the Williamite Wars on the side of King James...

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Clontarf Castle, County Dublin

Clontarf Castle, County Dublin

Now turned into a hotel with the most modern amenities, Clontarf Castle has always been a much-admired place in Ireland. Its current location was the site where most of the action of the Battle of Clontarf in 1014 happened. It is believed that the castle was built by...

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Derg Castle, County Tyrone

Derg Castle, County Tyrone

Lying on the estuary of River Derg, the ruined Derg Castle is a prominent site of the Castlederg village in county Tyrone. The name of the village is anglicised from an Irish word Caisleán na Deirge. This westerly town serves as an important agricultural area. Stated...

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Bremore Castle, County Dublin

Bremore Castle, County Dublin

Bremore Castle is a large tower house located north of Balbriggan, County Dublin. Estimated to have been built in the 14th century, the Norman Barnewalls family held it from the time of construction till 1727, the year in which it was sold. However, the first mention...

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Blarney Castle, County Cork

Blarney Castle, County Cork

The Blarney Castle, situated near the River Martin, is one of Ireland’s classic tourist destinations. Picturesque location of the castle on the edge of a cliff makes it one of the greatest architectural treasures of Ireland. The Blarney Castle, was built in the 10th...

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Belvelly Castle, County Cork

Belvelly Castle, County Cork

Belvlly Castle is a medieval square tower located in the village of Belvelly in County Cork, and sitting on a thin strip between Fota Island and Great Island. This tower is located along water’s side, at the gateway of Fota Island, positioned between the road and...

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Ballymalis Castle, County Kerry

Ballymalis Castle, County Kerry

Situated on the banks of River Luane, Ballymalis Castle is one of the standard tower castles of County Kerry. It is positioned about 4 miles from Killorglin on the road side, in the south towards main Killarney road. Presently, the Ballymalis Castle is a ruin and...

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Ardglass Castle, County Down

Ardglass Castle, County Down

A country that is home to some of Europe’s finest castles and is renowned for its rich culture and history is Ireland. Ardglass Castle is one of the most visited castles of Ireland that attracts many tourists throughout the year. The castle was built in County Down of...

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