List of castles in the Republic of Ireland


List of castles in the Republic of Ireland

Castles in the Republic of Ireland is a link page for any castle in the Republic of Ireland.

By county

County Carlow

* [http://www.rootsweb.com/~irlcar2/castles_of_carlow.htm "Castles of Co Carlow"]
*Carlow Castle, Ruins
*Castlemore's Castle, 12th century, built by Raymond le Gross, remains of moat only. [http://www.irishtown.info/Castlemore's%20Castle.htm "History"]
*Garryhill Castle, Ruins
*Huntington (Clonegal) Castle, Restored
*Leighlinbridge (Black) Castle, Ruins

County Cavan

*Bailieborough Castle
*Ballyconnell Castle
*Cabra Castle [http://www.cabracastle.com] , Restored Castle
*Cloughoughter Castle, Castle Ruins
*Castle Cosby
*Castle Hamilton
*Castle Saunderson
*Lismore Castle, Kilmore

County Clare

*Ballinalacken Castle , Hotel
*Ballyportry Castle
*Boston Castle
*Bunratty Castle , Restored Castle
*Carrigaholt Castle
*Castle Crine
*Castlefergus House
*Castlelake House
*Doolin Castle
*Doonagore Castle
*Dromoland Castle , Restored Castle , Hotel
*Freagh Castle
*Gleninagh Castle
*Gragan Castle
*Inchiquin Castle , Castle Ruins
*Kiltanon Castle
*Knopoge Castle , Restored Castle
*Leamaneh Castle , Castle Ruins
*Newtown Castle , Restored Castle
*O'Brien's Tower
*O'Dea Castle
*Tyredagh Castle
*Tromra Castle
*Tuamgraney Castle

County Cork

*Aghamaria Castle
*Ballea Castle
*Ballinacarriga Castle
*Ballincollig Castle
*Ballymaloe Castle
*Ballyclogh Castle
*Ballynamona Castle
*Ballyrobert Castle
*Bantry House, Restored Castle
*Barryscourt Castle, Restored Castle. [http://www.heritageireland.ie/en/HistoricSites/South/BarryscourtCastleCork/ "OPW info"]
*Belvelly Castle
*Blackrock Castle, Restored Castle
*Blackwater Castle , Restored Castle
*Blarney Castle, Castle Ruins
*Buttevant Castle
*Carriganass Castle [http://www.carriganass.com]
*Carrigaphooca Castle
*Carrigboy Castle
*Carrignacurra Castle
*Castle Bernard
*Castle Cooke
*Castle Downeen
*Castle Eyre
*Castle Freke, Castle Ruins
*Castle Harrison
*Castle Hyde
*Castle Kevin
*Castle Lishen
*Castle Mary
*Castle Salem, Castle Ruins
*Castle Townsend
*Castle Treasure
*Castle Warren
*Castle White
*Castle Widenham
*Castle Wrixon
*Castlemahon
*Castleminsters
*Coolmaine Castle, Restored Castle Currently Owned by Roy Disney
*Coppingerstown Castle
*Cor Castle
*Creagh Castle
*Cregg Castle
*Davis' Castle
*Desmond Castle ("French Prison"), Restored Castle [http://www.heritageireland.ie/en/HistoricSites/South/DesmondCastleFrenchPrisonCork/ "OPW info"]
*Donovan's Castle, Castle Ruins
*Dripsey Castle
*Drishane Castle, Restored Castle
*Dromagh Castle
*Dromaneen Castle
*Duarrigle Castle
*Dunasead Castle
*Dunboy Castle
*Dunmanus Castle, Castle Ruins
*Eustace’s Castle
*Garryvoe Castle, Tower House Ruins
*Glengarriff Castle
*Gortmore Castle
*Ightermurragh Castle, Castle Ruins
*Kanturk Castle
*Kilbrittain Castle, Restored Castle
*Kilcaskan Castle
*Kilcor Castle
*Kilcoe Castle
*Kilcrea Castle, Castle Ruins
*Kilnannan Castle
*Lohort Castle
*Macroom Castle, Castle Ruins
*Mallow Castle, Castle Ruins
*Milltown Castle
*Mitchelstown Castle
*Mogeely Castle
*Monanimy Castle
*Monkstown Castle
*Rostellan Castle
*Tynte's Castle
*Widenham Castle , Restored Castle

County Donegal

*Doe Castle/Caisleán na dTuath , Restored Castle
*Donegal Castle , Restored Castle. [http://www.heritageireland.ie/en/HistoricSites/North/DonegalCastleDonegal/ "OPW info"]
*Glenveagh Castle , Complete Castle
*Greencastle , Castle Ruins

County Dublin

*Ardgillan Castle, Ardgillan Demesne, Balrothery
*Artaine Castle, Artaine
*Ashtown Castle, Phoenix Park. [http://www.heritageireland.ie/en/HistoricSites/DublinArea/PhoenixParkVisitorCentreDublin/ "OPW info"]
*Athgoe Castle, Newcastle, intact, [http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/cgi-bin/viewsite.cgi?siteid=2202 "NIAH survey"]
*Ballyowen Castle, Lucan, ruins incorporated into the Ballyowen Castle Shopping Centre
*Balrothery Castle, intact
*Baymount Castle, Heronstown, Clontarf
*Belgard Castle, Tallaght, HQ of CRF Holdings
*Bremore Castle, Balbriggan, under repair
*Bullock Castle
*Carrickmines Castle, ruins, buried beneath recent road work
*Castle Bagot, Kilmactalway, Newcastle, intact, health spa
*Castle Mount, Clogh
*Castle Park ("Castle Perrin"), Monkstown, intact, [http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/cgi-bin/viewsite.cgi?siteid=2561 "NIAH survey"]
*Castleknock Castle
*Cheeverstown
*Clonskeagh Castle, Roebuck. 19th century, on site of earlier castle.
*Clontarf Castle, Clontarf. Restored Castle, Hotel. [http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/cgi-bin/viewsite.cgi?siteid=2453 "NIAH survey"]
*Conn Castle, intact
*Dalkey, 2 remaining of original 7 castles
*Donabate, intact
*Drimnagh Castle, Drimnagh. Restored Castle. [http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/cgi-bin/viewsite.cgi?siteid=2294 "NIAH survey"]
*Drumcondra Castle, Richmond. Conference centre
*Dublin Castle, Dublin City. Restored Castle
*Dundrum Castle, Dundrum. Ruins
*Dunsoghly Castle, Restored Castle
*Howth Castle, Howth. [http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/cgi-bin/viewsurveyresults.cgi?siteid=2564 "NIAH survey"]
*Grange, intact?
*Irishtown Castle, ruin
*Kilgobbin Castle, ruin, [http://www.askaboutireland.ie/show_narrative_page.do?page_id=3994* "History"]
*Killiney Castle, Scalpwilliam or Mount Mapas. [http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/cgi-bin/viewsurveyresults.cgi?siteid=2558 "NIAH survey"]
*Killininny Castle, Firhouse
*Kilsallaghan Castle
*Knocklyne ("Knocklyon") Castle, Knocklyon. Intact, private residence. [http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/cgi-bin/viewsite.cgi?siteid=2303 "NIAH survey"]
*Lambay Castle, Lambay Island [http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/cgi-bin/viewsite.cgi?siteid=2201 "NIAH survey"]
*Lanestown, intact
*Luttrellstown Castle, Restored Castle
*Merrion Castle
*Malahide Castle, Malahide Demesne. Restored Castle
* Merrion Castle, Merrion.
*Monkstown Castle, Monkstown Castlefarm. Ruin
*Murphystown, ruins, the proposed Luas line B1 runs approximately 28m westof the ruins of Murphystown Castle and through its area ofarchaeological potential.
*Nangor Castle, Nangor.
*Portrane ("Stella's Tower"), intact
*Puck's Castle, Shankill. [http://www.askaboutireland.ie/show_narrative_page.do?page_id=3990 "brief history & photos"] , Ruin
*Rathfarnham Castle, Rathfarnham Demesne. Restored Castle
*Rathmines Castle, Rathmines West. [http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/cgi-bin/viewsite.cgi?siteid=2372 "NIAH survey"]
*Robswall, intact
*Roebuck Castle, Roebuck. Hall of residence UCD campus [http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/cgi-bin/viewsite.cgi?siteid=2438 "NIAH survey"]
*Sarsfield Castle, intact
*Seatown
*Shangannagh Castle, ruins, not to be confused with the late 18th century house of the same name
*Shankill Castle, Shankill. [http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/cgi-bin/viewsurveyresults.cgi?siteid=2541 "NIAH survey"] , [http://www.askaboutireland.ie/show_narrative_page.do?page_id=3992 "brief history"] , Ruin
*Simmonscourt Castle, Smotscourt. [http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/cgi-bin/viewsurveyresults.cgi?siteid=2541 "NIAH survey"]
*Stillorgan Castle, Stillorgan. 18th century house on site of earlier castle, now incorporated into the modern St John of God hospital complex. [http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/cgi-bin/viewsurveyresults.cgi?siteid=2485 "NIAH survey"]
*Swords Castle, Castle Ruins, undergoing restoration
*Templeogue House [http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/cgi-bin/viewsite.cgi?siteid=2313 "NIAH survey"]
*Thorncastle
*Tully's Castle, Clondalkin, ruins, [http://www.southdublincountyhistory.ie/Clondalkin/downloads/res_popup_download17.jpg"Picture"]
*Tymon Castle, Tymon North. Demolished in the 1970s
*Williamstown Castle, Williamstown. [http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/cgi-bin/viewsurveyresults.cgi?siteid=2484 "NIAH survey"]

County Galway

*Abbeyglen Castle , Hotel, [http://www.abbeyglen.ie/three.php website]
*Athenry Castle , Castle Ruins [http://www.heritageireland.ie/en/West/AthenryCastle/ "OPW info"]
*Aughnanure Castle
*Ballymore Castle , Restored Castle
*Ballynahinch Castle , Hotel
*Castle Kirk , Castle Ruins
*Castletown Castle , Castle Ruins
*Cregg Castle , Restored Castle
*Dunguaire Castle , Restored Castle
*Feartagar Castle , Castle Ruins
*Fiddaun Castle , Castle Ruins
*Glinsk Castle
*Hackett Castle , Castle Ruins
*Lynch's Castle , Restored Castle
*Menlow Castle (also Menlo or Menlough)
*Oranmore Castle , Restored Castle
*Portumna Castle , Restored Castle
*Thoor Ballylee , W.B. Yeats' former holiday home, which has been restored and is open to visitors during the summer months: the tower has been restored as a Yeats Museum.

County Kerry

*Ardea Castle [http://www.castletown.com/Ardea.htm]
*Ballingarry Castle
*Ballinskelligs Castle
*Ballybunion Castle
*Ballycarbery Castle
*Ballymalis Castle
*Ballyseede Castle , Hotel
*Cappanacuss Castle [http://www.castletown.com/CappaCas.htm]
*Carrigafoyle Castle
*Carrignass Castle
*Castle Sybil
*Castle of the Island
*Dromore Castle
*Dunbeg Promontory fort
*Dunkerron Castle [http://www.castletown.com/dunkerron1.htm]
*Dunloe Castle [http://www.castletown.com/Dunloe.htm]
*Gallarus Castle
*Listowel Castle
*Minard Castle
*Parkavonear Castle
*Ross Castle , Restored Castle. [http://www.heritageireland.ie/en/HistoricSites/South/RossCastleKerry/ "OPW info"]
*Straigue Fort

County Kildare

*Barberstown Castle , Restored Castle, Hotel
*Castle Rheban, ruins. [http://kildare.ie/heritage/historic-sites/castle-rheban.asp "History"]
*Grange Castle, Castle Ruins
*Jigginstown Castle ("Sigginstown House"), ruins. [http://kildare.ie/heritage/historic-sites/jigginstown-castle.asp "History"]
*Kilkea Castle, Restored Castle , Hotel
*Kilteel Castle, substantial remains. [http://kildare.ie/heritage/historic-sites/kilteel-castle.asp "History"]
*Leixlip Castle, Restored Castle
*Maynooth Castle, substantial remains, open June to October. [http://kildare.ie/heritage/historic-sites/maynooth-castle.asp "History"]
*Rathcoffey Castle, only gate-house & guard-house survive. [http://kildare.ie/heritage/historic-sites/rathcoffey-castle.asp "History"]
*White's Castle, Restored Castle, private residence.

County Kilkenny

*Burnchurch Castle
*Clara Castle, built by the Shortall family [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~irlkik/ksurnam2.htm#shortall]
*Foulksrath Castle
*Gowran Castle
*Granagh Castle
*Kilkenny Castle , Restored Castle. [http://www.heritageireland.ie/en/HistoricSites/East/KilkennyCastleKilkenny/ "OPW info"]
*Shankill castle [http://gardensireland.com/shankill-castle.html] , Restored Castle

County Laois

*Castle Durrow , Hotel
*Dunamase Castle , Castle Ruins

County Leitrim

*Parke's Castle , Restored Castle. [http://www.heritageireland.ie/en/HistoricSites/West/ParkesCastleLeitrim/ "OPW info"]

County Limerick

*Askeaton Castle
*Ballygrennan Castle
*Black Castle
*Bourchier's Castle
*Carrigogunnell Castle
*Castle Matrix
*Castle Oliver, also known as Clonodfoy, [http://www.castleoliver.net]
*Castle Troy
*Desmond Castle
*Glin Castle (Old)
*Glin Castle , Hotel
*King John's Castle, Limerick City
*Lisnacullia Castle
*Rockstown Castle
*Springfield Castle available for rent
*Williamstown Castle

County Longford

*Tullynally Castle. [http://www.longford.ie/community/groups.asp?action=1&groupid=63%20&pageid=94 "info"]
*Castleforbes. [http://www.iol.ie/~newtownf/castleforbes.html "Castleforbes home page"]

County Louth

*Castle Roche , Castle Ruins
*Darver Castle , Restored Castle, Hotel
*King John's Castle, Restored Castle
*Taaffe Castle , Castle Ruins
*Termonfeckin Castle, only survivor of original two tower houses, other demolished ca. 1800.

County Mayo

*Ashford Castle, Hotel
*Belleek Castle, Hotel
*Rockfleet Castle

County Meath

*Dunsany Castle, 1182-
*Killeen Castle, Being restored as a castle hotel
*Slane Castle, Restored Castle
*Tara, Castle Ruins
*Trim Castle, Restored Castle. [http://www.heritageireland.ie/en/HistoricSites/East/TrimCastleMeath/ "OPW info"]
*The Black Castle
*Newcastle-Lyons

County Monaghan

*Castle Leslie

County Offaly

*Birr Castle
*Charleville Castle
*Clonony Castle
*Kinnitty Castle, restored, hotel.
*Leap Castle

County Roscommon

*Roscommon Castle

County Sligo

*Ballymote Castle
*Markree Castle [http://www.markreecastle.ie/history.htm "History"] , Restored Castle, Hotel
*Moygara Castle, ruin of castle [http://www.moygaracastle.com/ "Castle Website"]
*Parke's Castle

County Tipperary

*Cahir Castle, Restored Castle. [http://www.heritageireland.ie/en/HistoricSites/South/CahirCastleTipperary/ "OPW info"]
*Carrigeen Castle , Restored Castle
*Farney Castle [http://www.tipp.ie/placesofinterest/farney.htm]
*Killaghy Castle [http://www.killaghycastle.com Killaghy Castle] , Restored Castle
*Knockgraffan, early Ráth, [http://www.castletown.com/knockgra.htm]
*Nenagh Castle
*Ormonde Castle, Manor House. [http://www.heritageireland.ie/en/HistoricSites/East/OrmondCastleTipperary/ "OPW info"]
*Rock of Cashel , Restored Castle
*Roscrea Castle
*Shanbally Castle

County Waterford

*Granagh Castle , Castle Ruins
*Lismore Castle , Restored Castle
*Reginalds Tower [http://www.heritageireland.ie/en/HistoricSites/South/ReginaldsTowerWaterford/ "OPW info"]
*Waterford Castle

County Westmeath

*Athlone Castle , Restored Castle
*Portlick Castle [http://www.portlickcastle.com] , Restored Castle
*Rathcastle
*Tullynally Castle , Restored Castle

County Wexford

*Adamstown Castle - Tower House.
*Ballyteigue Castle - Tower House.
*Ballyhack Castle, Restored Castle [http://www.heritageireland.ie/en/HistoricSites/East/BallyhackCastleWexford/" OPW info"]
*Enniscorthy Castle, Restored Castle
*Ferns Castle, Restored Castle. [http://www.heritageireland.ie/en/HistoricSites/East/FernsCastleWexford/ "OPW info"]
*Ferrycarrig Castle.
*Johnstown Castle
*Mountgarret Castle (New Ross).
*Rathlannon Castle
*Rathmacknee Castle, Castle Ruins

County Wicklow

*Castle Howard
*Castlekevin
*Castleruddery Ho
*Dunganstown Castle
*Glenart Castle, Restored Castle
*Glenmore Castle, Ballymaghroe

ee also

*History of Ireland

*Castles
**List of castles in Ireland
**Castles in Northern Ireland
**Castles in England
**Castles in Scotland
**Castles in Wales

*Abbeys, priories and historic houses
**Abbeys and priories in the Republic of Ireland
**Historic houses in the Republic of Ireland
**Historic houses in Northern Ireland
**Historic houses in England
**Historic houses in Scotland
**Historic houses in Wales

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