Myth and Legends Irish Castles

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Aughnanure  Castle
Aughnanure Castle
Aughnanure is a grand tower house of the
1600's. The castle is a stronghold of the 
O'Flaherties ,one of the principal native 
Irish dynasties of the region. In 1572, the
castle was given to an O'Flaherty after
he aided the English President of the
province in capturing it. 
Located in Co. Galway.
 
 
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Clifden Castle 
Clifden Castle
Only visible from the Sky Road, Clifden
Castle is a ruined gothic castle. The town
of Clifden was founded in 1812 by the local
landowner John d'Arcy, a descendent
of an Anglo Norman family who converted
from Roman Catholicism to avoid 
dispossession under the Penal Laws.
One can also hike down and walk around
the castle. The inside is closed off as
it is not a stabilized ruin.  Located
in Clifden,    Connemara, Co. Galway.
 
 
 
 
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Ballymoon Castle
Ballymoon Castle
Ballymoon is a peculiar castle that dates back to the
13th century, and it may have never been finished.
Local tradition has it that the castle was never lived
in, but nothing concrete is known about it's history.
It is thought to have been built between 1290 and
1310 by the Bigods, a powerful Norman family,
or the Carews. 
 
 
 
 
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Moydrum Castle
Moydrum Castle
Built in 1812, burnt in 1921 during the Troubles. 
Moydrum Castle is also well known for being
on the front of U2's album "The
Unforgettable Fire".  Built by
Lord Castlemaine.


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