Tag Archives: Castle

Re-work Wednesday 41

After the success of last Wednesdays colour image I decided to do another one. This time a Castle, and one of my favourite sites this year. Ballyadams Castle in Co. Laois. What we now see of this quite stunning ruin dates … Continue reading

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Carrick Castle – Monochrome Madness Challenge

For this weeks challenge I’m taking you back to 2013 and the picturesque ruins of Carrick Castle also known as Mac Feorais Castle. I was still shooting in colour back then and had only began to dabble in mono-tone. What … Continue reading

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Carlow Castle

Some of you might remember my visit to St. Mullins recently, well on the way I passed through Carlow town and spotted a part of this Castle rising up above the towns rooftops in the distance. And so my curiosity … Continue reading

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Aghaboe Motte and Bailey

The last of the sites on our recent visit to Aghaboe was the Motte and Bailey Situated in between the Standing Stone and Abbey. Aghaboe or  Achadh Bhó to give it its proper Gaelic name,  means Ox’s Field and derived … Continue reading

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A Big Thank You

So last week I was in a bit of a pickle regarding choosing images for a certain charity calender competition. All I can saw is WOW and thank you so much to everyone who voted and left comments and suggestions. … Continue reading

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Cullahill Castle

Another impressive ruin that my little Ruinhunters visited recently was the impressive Keep of Cullahill Castle in Co. Laois. Having never been here before I was not sure of its suitability for the little ones, and as luck would have … Continue reading

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Re-work Wednesday 34

This week we travel back in time to the thirteenth century and Castle Woodstock in Athy, Co. Kildare. I shot this image back in 2012. Built in the early 1300’s by the St Michaels, it formed part of the defensive line … Continue reading

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Black Castle

I have been spending a lot of time this year exploring county Carlow and this is just another reason why. Black Castle was one of those surprise finds which I regularly come across. I was actually heading down south to … Continue reading

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Re-work Wednesday 31

For this weeks re-work we go back to last year and a stunning ruin that I found after two failed attempts to locate. Carbury Castle rests on a hill top in Kildare, near the Offaly border, which goes back in … Continue reading

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Motte & Bailey @ St. Mullins

Today I am taking a break from the sites within the Ecclesiastical settlement at St. Mullins to jump across the road to one of my personal favourite site in the area. The Motte and Bailey. It’s the first thing that … Continue reading

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