near Derry, County Galway, Ireland
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.
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