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 Castles of Ireland - Askeaton Castle


Location
Askeaton, County Limerick, Ireland


Other Castles in the Area
  Adare Manor, County Limerick
  Bunratty Castle, County Clare
  Carrigogunnell Castle, County Limerick
  Desmond Castle, County Limerick
  Dromoland Castle, County Clare
  Dysert Castle, County Limerick
  Glenquin Castle, County Limerick
  Glin Castle, County Limerick
  King Johns Castle, County Limerick
  Knappogue Castle, County Clare
  Matrix Castle, County Limerick
  Shanid Castle, County Limerick





Shanid Castle
Askeaton Castle was founded around the turn of the 13th century and is situated on an island in the River Deel. Parts of the castle was destroyed in 1652 to make it undefendable.

Photograph by Philip Halling. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Shanid Castle
Askeaton Castle. A Desmond castle standing on a rocky island on the River Deel. Founded by William de Burgo in 1199, it became the dwelling place of the Kings of Munster. Currently undergoing restoration.

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


 Askeaton Castle map