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 Castles of Ireland - Dunmahon Castle


Location
near Dunmahon, County Cork, Ireland

Description
Dunmahon Castle is situated on a rocky outcrop above the Funshion river.

The castle is a ruined square tower house hidden amongst trees and overgrown by foliage. It is not visible from the nearby road.

History
It is believed that the castle was built before 1541 and occupied by the O'Hennessy family.


Other Castles in the Area
  Ballybeg Castle, County Cork
  Ballyhooly Castle, County Cork
  Ballynamona Castle, County Cork
  Burncourt Castle, County Tipperary
  Castle Barrett, County Cork
  Castle Lyons, County Cork
  Castle Pook, County Cork
  Conna Castle, County Cork
  Dromaneen Castle, County Cork
  Fantstown Castle, County Limerick
  King Johns Castle, Kilmallock, County Limerick
  Lisfinny Castle, County Waterford
  Mallow Castle, County Cork
  Wallstown Castle, County Cork





Wallstown Castle
Dunmahon Castle, Cork

Photograph by Mike Searle. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)


 Dunmahon Castle map