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 Castles of Ireland - Ardamullivan Castle






Location
near Derry, County Galway, Ireland

Description
Ardamullivan Castle is situated on a rocky outcrop surrounded by trees, about 5 miles south of Gort

The castle is a is a restored six storey tower house. Part of the original defensive wall remains.

History
Ardamullivan Castle was built in the 16th century by the O'Shaughnessy family. In 1579, Dermot O'Shaughnessy and his nephew John, fought each other in a dispute over the castle. The fight resulted in the death of both men. The castle fell into ruin and was restored in the last century.


Other Castles in the Area
  Dromoland Castle, County Clare
  Dunguaire Castle, County Galway
  Dysert O'Dea Castle, County Clare
  Fiddaun Castle, County Galway
  Gleninagh Castle, County Clare
  Knappogue Castle, County Clare
  Leamaneh Castle, County Clare
  Newtown Castle, County Clare
  Tyrone House, County Galway







Tyrone House
Castles of Connacht: Ardamullivan, Galway

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


 Ardamullivan Castle map