Ireland's History in Maps
The Castles of Ireland
Munster Province : County Kerry
Compiled by Lee Johnson
 
Early Stone Fortifications - Castles, Towers and Strong-Houses
(What, Where, Who and When? -- A work in progress)
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Castle Name Condition Description Early Founder(s) -- Time Period(s) Contructed Parish/Townland Ord Residency Links
Aghadoe Hill
Ruins of a castle of unknown date and style.



http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/a/aghadoe.htm
Aghadoe Round Tower
Round Tower

V935926
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/kerry/aghadoe.html
http://roundtowers.org/aghadoe/index.htm
Another old castle on the Fenit side Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/ardfert.htm
Ardea Castle Ruins
O'Sullivan Beare -- 13th? century tower-house


http://www.castletown.com/Ardea.htm
Ardtully Castle Ruins Ruins of a 13th century castle.



http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/kilgarvan.htm
http://www.neidin.net/ardtullyhouse/ardtully.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/a/ardtully.htm
Ballingarry Castle Ruins
Cantillon (1280), Crosbie (1641)


http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/bheigue.htm
Ballingrilough Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/bmacelgot.htm
Ballinruddery Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/finuge.htm
http://users.tpg.com.au/clarke72/html/about_this_site.html
Ballinskelligs Castle (Ballinaskelligs Castle) Ruins The remains of a 13th century castle. MacCarthy -- 16th century


http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/prior.htm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/b/ballinskelligs.htm
Ballybunion Castle (Ballybunnian Castle, Ballybunyan Castle) Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/bbunian.htm
http://www.iol.ie/kerrycco/bf-beaches/bbcastle.html
Ballycarbery Castle Ruins Ruins of a 15th century rectangular towerhouse. MacCarthy Mor (O'Connell) -- 15th century
V447797
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/cahir.htm
http://www.wcities.com/en/record/152,189072/366/record.html
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/kerry/ballycarbery.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/b/ballycarbury.htm
Ballyheigue Castle Ruin




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/bheigue.htm
http://student.cs.ucc.ie/cs1064/cjf1/Lab5/bally.htm
Bally-Mac-Adam Castle (Baile-mic-Adam) None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/bcuslane.htm
http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt3.htm
Ballymalis Castle Partial* A four-storeyed 16th century towerhouse. O'Moriarity, Ferris -- 4 story, 16th century tower
V840939
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/kilbonane.htm
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/kerry/ballymalis.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/b/ballymalis.htm
Ballymaquin castle Ruins


Q829264
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/killaghin.htm
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/kerry/ballymacaquim.html
Ballyseede Castle Full*



Hotel http://www.ballyseedecastle.com/
Barrow Harbour Castle
An early 13th century "round" castle.



http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/b/barrow.htm
Beale Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/kilconly.htm
Beenbane Fort
A prehistoric fort.



http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/b/beenbane.htm
Caherconree
On a mountain spur is a fort which was the seat of Curaoi Mac Daire, an ancient Irish king.



http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/c/caherconree.htm
Caherdaniel Stone Fort



V544592
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/kerry/caherdaniel.html
Cahergal Stone Fort (Cahirgall Stone Fort)
prehistoric stone fort

V448805
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/b/ballycarbury.htm
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/kerry/cahergall.html
Cahir Castle None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/kenmare.htm
Cappaclough Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/kilgobbin.htm
Carrigafoyle Castle (Carrig-a-foile, Carrickafoyle, "the rock of the chasm", “the impregnable castle") Partial Ruins of a five-storeyed rectangular towerhouse within a bawn. Partly destroyed in the 17th century. O'Conor Kerry-- 15th century tower-house
Q988475
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/avallin.htm
http://www.ballylongford.com/carrigafoyle.htm
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/kerry/carrickafoyle.html
Carrignass Castle Ruin
O'Sullivan (c1540)


http://www.castletown.com/carrigna.htm
Casement's Fort
A prehistoric or Celtic earth fort. The site of Sir Roger Casement's arrest.



http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/c/casement.htm
Castle Cor Ruin




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/knockane.htm
Castle Cove (of Mr; O'Sullivan)





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/kilcrohane.htm
Castle Lough None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/killarney.htm
http://www.killarneyonline.ie/tis/Top_Regional_Attractions/ti835.shtml
Castledrum Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/cmaine.htm
Castle-Gregory Castle None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/cgregory.htm
CastleIsland Castle ("Castle of the Island of Kerry") Ruins The remains of a 13th century castle. (1220)


http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/castleisland.htm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/c/castleisland.htm
Castle-Maine Castle (Caisleán na Mainge, "The Castle of the River Maine") Ruin




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/cmaine.htm
Castlequin (Castlequin House) Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/cahir.htm
Castleshort (Short Castle) None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/knockane.htm
http://home.earthlink.net/~rggsibiba/html/castleshort/castleshort.html
Cathair Murphy
Stone Fort



http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/c/castlegregory.htm
Cathair na Mairtineach
Stone Fort



http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/c/castlegregory.htm
Cloghane Castle (Clahane Castle) Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/cloghane.htm
http://www.tahtonka.com/driscolls.html
Clonmellane castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/killanear.htm
Collins's Castle (Cahircullane) Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/kildrum.htm
Conway Castle (Castle conway, Killorglin Castle) Ruins The ruins of a 12th century castle with prehistoric forts in the vicinity.



http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/killorglin.htm
http://humphrysfamilytree.com/Conway/castle.conway.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/c/conway.htm
Courtayne Castle





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/killarney.htm
Dangean-ni-Cushey ("the castle of Hussey", Hussey's castle, "the Market House") None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/dingle.htm
http://www.hussey.ca/where.html
Dromore Castle (Waller Estate) Full




http://www.oireachtas-debates.gov.ie/D/0432/D.0432.199306150162.html
Dun an Oir
The remains of a 16th century fort.



http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/d/dunanoir.htm
Dun Beag
A prehistoric "castle".



http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/d/dunbeag.htm
Dunbeg Promontory Fort

10th century
V351972
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/kerry/dunbeg.html
Dunkerron Castle Ruins The ruins of a 16th century castle. O'Sullivan Mor -- early Anglo-Norman tower


http://www.castletown.com/dunkerron1.htm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/d/dunkerron.htm
Dunloe Castle (Dunlo Castle) Full* The ruins of a 13th century castle in the grounds of a hotel. Fitzgerald (c1215), O'Sullivan Mor, O'Mahony -- 17th century strong-house Beaufort

http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/knockane.htm
http://www.hotel-solutions.ie/hotels/dunloe_castle.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/d/dunloe.htm
Fenit castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/fenit.htm
http://worldfacts.us/Ireland-Tralee.htm
Flesk Castle (Glenflesk Castle) Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/killarney.htm
http://www.rootsweb.com/~irlker/hiscastle.html
http://www.geh.org/ar/strip62/htmlsrc/m198715950140_ful.html#topofimage
Gallarus Castle Full
Knight of Kerry - 16th century tower
Q388054
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/kerry/gallaruscastle.html
Kilcushnan Castle None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/bcuslane.htm
Killaha castle Ruins The ruins of a 17th century castle.



http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/killaha.htm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/k/killaha.htm
Kilreilrig Stone Fort
A prehistoric fort?



http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/k/kilreilrig.htm
Leacanabuaile Stone Fort
prehistoric stone fort

V446806
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/b/ballycarbury.htm
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/kerry/leacanabuaile.html
Leck Castle
A 16th century FitzGerald castle. Access via a cliff-path.



http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/l/leck.htm
Letter Castle (Littur Castle) None




http://www.mccrohan.net/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=33
Lick Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/kilconly.htm
Listowel Castle (FitzMaurice Castle, Lios Tuathail, The Fort of Tuathail) Full* Remains of a 15th century great tower. McGilligan, FitzMaurice -- 15th century
Q 9924
http://www.heritagetowns.com/listowel.html
http://homepages.iol.ie/~coganj/cast.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/l/listowel.htm
Loher Stone Fort



V506615
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/kerry/loher.html
Mac Allistrom Castle (Ellistrom Castle) Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/tralee.htm
Milltown Fort
A prehistoric circular fort.



http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/m/milltown2.htm
Minard Castle Ruins Ruins of a (probably) 15th century towerhouse.

V553990
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/cgregory.htm
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/kerry/minnardcastle.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/m/minard.htm
Parkovenear Castle (Aghadoe Castle, Castle of Parkvonear, "the Pulpit", "The Bishop's Chair") Ruins
13th century? round tower Aghadoe V934924
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/aghadoe.htm
http://ireland.wlu.edu/springtravel/Ross_Castle/Parkovenear.html
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/kerry/parkavonear.html
Rahanane Castle (Rahinane Castle) Ruins An Irish ring-fort with a 16th century (?) Anglo-Norman (?) "L-plan" towerhouse. Fitzgerald, Knight of Kerry
Q368017
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/ardfert.htm
http://www1.xe.net/~mbone/webtree/elliott/kerry-knights.htm
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/kerry/rahinnane.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/r/rahinnane.htm
Ratoo Round Tower (Rattoo Round Tower)
Round Tower

Q879335
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/kerry/ratoo.html
http://roundtowers.org/rattoo/index1.htm
Ross Castle (Ross Island Castle) Full* The ruins of a 15th century castle. O'Donoghue Mor, Browne -- 15th/16th century Killarney V950885
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/killarney.htm
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/kerry/rosscastle.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/r/ross.htm
Skellig Michael
island monastic site




Staigue Fort
An Iron Age fort or prehistoric stone fortress.
Iveragh Peninsula V610632
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/s/staigue.htm
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/kerry/staigue.html
Sybilla's castle (Castle Sybil) Ruins
Ferriter


http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/dunurlin.htm
Tralee Castle (Traleigh Castle) None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/tralee.htm
http://humphrysfamilytree.com/Denny/3rd.baronet.html

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