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Tallaght Castle

Unfortunately there are no more castles to be found in the Tallaght area. Out of approx eight such fortifications to be found in the area only a single tower from Tallaght Castle remain. It can be found in the grounds … Continue reading

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Tully’s Castle

I found this tower in the middle of Clondalkin, but its history remains quite elusive. With Clondalkin being famous for its monastic settlement there is very little recorded on this find. Known locally as Tully‚Äôs Castle and named after a … Continue reading

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White Castle, Athy

Set on the banks of the Barrow river right beside Crom-a-boo Bridge, from which you can see Woodstock Castle, lies Whites Castle which is now a private residence. It was built-in 1417 by Sir John Talbot, Viceroy of Ireland, and … Continue reading

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