Ireland's History in Maps
The Castles of Ireland
Leinster Province : County Kilkenny
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
Aghaviller Castle






Aghaviller Round Tower
Round Tower

S497351
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/kilkenny/aghaviller.html
Aglish Castle






Annaghs Castle






Annamolt castle






Archerstown castle






Ardaloo castle






Ardclone castle






Arderra castle






Ardra Castle






Ashtown castle






Balief Castle





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/clomanto.htm
Balief Castle (old castle Round tower) ruins
Shortall -- 16th century round tower-house


http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/clomanto.htm
Ballacolla castle






Ballaghranin castle






Ballamoney castle






Balleen Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/balleen.htm
Balleen stone fort





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/freshford.htm
Ballinlaw castle






Ballybrae






Ballybur castle






Ballyconra castle






Ballycuddihy castle






Ballyduff castle






Ballyfinan castle






Ballyfoyle castle






Ballyhale






Ballyhenneberry castle






Ballykeeffe Castle






Ballylarkin Castle ruins Fragments of a castle.



http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/ballylarkin.htm
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/freshford.htm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/b/ballylarkin.htm
Ballylinch Castle






Ballymack






Ballymartin castle






Ballynabarnay






Ballynaboola castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/kilfane.htm
Ballynabooley castle






Ballynacooly castle






Ballynoony castle






Ballyoskill castle






Ballyragget Castle (Butler Castle) Full* tower-house, rounded turrets and bawn Mountgarret (c1495) Ballyragget N 4472
http://www.rootsweb.com/~irlkik/pics/c_ballyragget_castle.jpg
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/ballyragget.htm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/b/ballyragget.htm
Ballyreddy castle (Freney's castle)






Ballyring castle






Ballysheanmor castle (Ballyshawnmore)






Ballytarsney castle (Bawnacushlawn) Partial*




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/ballytarsney.htm
Ballytobin






Barrabehy castle






Blanchvillestown castle (adjoining Blanchville House)






Bonnettstown castle (Castle Bonnestown)






Booleyshea






Brady's Castle






Brittas Castle






Brittasdryland castle






Britthawce castle






Brownsford castle






Burnchurch Castle Partial* A six-storeyed 15th century rectangular towerhouse. Fitzgerald -- late 15th century tower-house and bawn Kilkenny S476474
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/kilkenny/burnchurch.html
http://kilkenny.goireland.com/scripts/low/xq/asp/areaid.3409/areatype.T/cat.9/SubjectID.77/PremisesID.15652/qx/premises.htm
Butler's castle (Butler Castle)

Butler -- 15th century tower-house and bawn Ballyragget


Byrnesgrove castle






Cahir castle (Caar Castle, "McCann's castle")






Callan Castles





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/callan.htm
Callohill Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/durrow.htm
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/laois/durrow.htm
Cantwell's Castle






Cantwellscourt (Sandfordscourt)






Cappagh castle






Carraigeen Fort






Carrick-on-Suir Castle ***** (Carrick, Ormond, Ormonde, , Ormaond Castle) Ruins A 15th century stone enclosure castle with an Elizabethan mansion attached. Butler (1309) -- 15th & 16th century
Butler (16th century) - Elizabethan manor house (unfortified)

S 4021
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/tipp/carrick.htm
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/tipp/tippcounty.htm
http://www.irelandseye.com/aarticles/travel/attractions/castles/c_n_suir.shtm
http://www.iol.ie/~carigeen/Carrick-on-Suir%20Castle.htm
http://www.castleduncan.com/suir.htm
http://www.heritageireland.ie/en/HistoricSites/East/OrmondCastleTipperary/
http://www.limerickcorp.ie/applications/General/Museum_ShowResults.aspx?SearchType=Townland&Value=Carrick+on+Suir
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/c/carrick.htm
Carrigclooney castle






Cashel (Cashel Farrel)






Castle Bamford





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/inchiolagan.htm
Castle Downoghmore






Castle Eve (Eva, D'Earley's castle) Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/earlstown.htm
Castle Morres





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/aughaviller.htm
castle of Ballymackan






castle of the Shee (O'Shea)






Castle Warren (Castlewarren)






Castlebanny (castle of the milk, Caiseal ,Milk Castle)






Castlecolumb castle






Castlecomer castle
Site of a 12th century motte castle.

S 5273
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/c/castlecomer.htm
Castlecreen (Caislean, crion)






Castlefield





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/kilfane.htm
Castlefield castle (town aka Black castle)






Castlegannon hill fortresses






Castlehale (Castle Howell) Ruins
Walsh (13th century) -- fortified house


http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~walsh/cstlhale.html
Castlehill Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/kilmoganny.htm
Castleinch (Inchyholohan)






Castlekelly (O'Kelly's castle)






Castlemarket






Castlemorris






Castlepierce (Pierce Mac Cody's castle, Castlereeogh)






Castletobin
Site of an early Anglo-Norman enclosure castle.

S 4245
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/c/castletobin.htm
Castletobin ringfort






Castletown ('place of Mac Oda's castle')






Castletown-Chriffin (Castle Cruffin, Donnaghmore)






Church Hill Castle






Clara Castle Full* A five-storeyed 15th century towerhouse with a 17th century bawn. Shortall - 15th century tower-house
S574580
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/kilkenny/clara.html
http://www.rootsweb.com/~irlkik/history/shortall.html
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/clarah.htm
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/laois/laoiscounty.htm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/c/clara.htm
Clarabricken






Clashacrow castle






Clifden castle






Clinstown castle






Cloch Ghearailt (Garret's stone fortress)






Clogaralt castle






Cloghaisty castle






Cloghala castle






Cloghfook castle






Cloghscregg castle






Clomanto Castle (Clomantagh Castle) Ruins A 16th century towerhouse.

S 3564
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/clomanto.htm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/c/clomantagh.htm
Clonamery






Clonassy castle






Clonburren castle






Clone castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/kilmoganny.htm
Clonmoran (Holdensrath, Castle Blunden)





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/citykilkeny.htm
Cloone castle






Cloranshea castle






Clougharinka






Clowen castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/cloneamery.htm
Cluainin's fort






Conahy castle (Mountagarrets)






Coolaghmore castle






Coolcashin castle






Coolhill Castle






Coolthach castle






Coon






Corbettstown castle






Corluddy castle






Corstown castle






Courtstown castle






Cranagh Castle

Ormond, 14th century tower-house



Crowbally castle






Currahill castle






Cushlawnomeeachawin






Danesfort castle None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/danesfort.htm
Dangan Castle






Danganbeagh castle






Danganmore castle






Derrin castle






Desert Demesne






Donnaghmore






Doornane castle






Drakesland castle






Dromroe Castle






Drymerrin Castle






Dun Chobhthaigh Fort






Dungarvan Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/dungarvan.htm
Dunkit Castle






Dunnamaggin castle






Dunningstown Castle






Durrow Castle





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/durrow.htm
Dysart Castle (Dysert or Disert)






Earlsrath fort





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/kilbeacon.htm
Ennisnag






Esker castle






Fermoyle castle






Fertagh Round Tower
Round Tower

S307698
http://roundtowers.org/fertagh/index.htm
Fiddown castle






Finan castle






Firoda castle






Forrestal castle (Ballygurrum, Ballygorom Castle)





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/ballygurrum.htm
Forrestalstown castle






Foulkscourt castle






Foulksrath Castle
An Anglo-Norman castle, now a youth hostel. Ryan -- 16th century


http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/coolcraheen.htm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/f/foulksrath.htm
Frankfort (Magh Cliara)






Freney's castle






Freneystown castle






Galmoy castle (1)






Galmoy castle (2)






Garrison castle (Knocktopher Area)






Garrygaug (Garrai Dhathog, Little David's Garden)






Garryhiggin castle






Garryricken castle






Gaul-Burkes castle






Gaulskill Castle (Kiltokegan or Kilskegan) None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/gaulskill.htm
Gaulstown castle






Glashare castle






Gorteens castle






Gowran Castle Partial


S632530
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/kilkenny/gowran_castle.html
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/gowran.htm
Grace's old castle (The court-house in Kilkenney City)





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/citykilkeny.htm
Graig Castle (Graignamanagh Castle) Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/graig.htm
Granagh Castle (Grandison, Grannagh or Granny Castle) Ruin A 13th century stone enclosure castle with an added 15/16th century towerhouse with a 16th century hall-block. Le Poer, Butler -- late 13th century
S575144
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/kilkenny/granagh.html
http://www.iol.ie/~carigeen/gran1.htm
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/kilmacow.htm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/g/granagh.htm
Grange Castle





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/laois/laoiscounty.htm
http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~walsh/history/carrigan-history.html
Grangefertagh Round Tower
Round Tower

S308696
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/kilkenny/fertagh.html
Grange-Kilree (Kilree)






Grangemore castle





http://www.irishmidlandsancestry.com/content/laois/community/parishhistories/borris_parish.htm
Grenan Castle (Grennan castle)






Harristown mansion house






Higginstown castle






Highrath castle






Holdensrath castle (Fowling's rath)






Hunstown Castle






Inchacarran Castle






Inchmore Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/coolcraheen.htm
Inistioge
The ruins of an Anglo-Norman castle.



http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/i/inistioge.htm
Kells Castle (Kells Priory)
A 12th century motte with a later walled bailey. walled monastic site (1193)
S 4943
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/k/kells.htm
Kerehill Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/kilmoganny.htm
Kilaghy Castle (Kilaghy House, Killaghy) Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/killaghy.htm
Kilbline castle

Comerford, Shortall, Gore,... -- 16th & 17th century



Kilbricken castle






Kilcollan castle






Kilcreen castle






Kilcreggan castle






Kilcurl castle






Kildaton castle






Kilfane castle






Kilferagh castle






Kilkenny Castle
An early 13th century stone enclosure castle much altered and "improved" over the enduing centuries. Shades of Windsor Castle, etc. de Clare, Marshall (c1208), Butler
S 5155
http://kilkenny.goireland.com/scripts/low/xq/asp/areaid.3409/areatype.T/cat.9/SubjectID.77/PremisesID.15649/qx/premises.htm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/k/kilkenny.htm
Kilkenny Castle (old) None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/citykilkeny.htm
Kilkenny Round Tower
Round Tower

S503564
http://roundtowers.org/kilkenny/index.htm
Kilkieran castle






Killahy castle






Killaree, Black Castle of






Killarney castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/killarney.htm
Killashoolan castle






Killbline Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/kilfane.htm
Killesheelan Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/fartagh.htm
Kilmacoliver castle






Kilmademoge castle






Kilmocar castle






Kilmurry castle






Kiloshulan castle






Kilree castle






Kilree Round Tower
Round Tower

S496412
http://roundtowers.org/kilree/index.htm
Kilrush castle






Kiltallaghan castle






Kiltown Castle ("Brenan's Castle")






Knockeenbaun castle






Knockmoylan castle






Knockroe Caiseal






Knocktopher Castle None Site of a 12th century motte and bailey castle.

S 7337
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/knocktopher.htm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/k/knocktopher.htm
Kyleballynamoe Castle ("Shortal's castle”)






Lacken castle






Lavistown castle






Legan castle






Lismain castle






Lismatigue castle






Lodge Park Castle- (Balleen Park)






Lyrath castle






MacOdo Castle (Cody, Archdeacon)






Manor castle (Knocktopher Area)






Manselscourt Castle (Munshall's Court)






Maudlin Moat





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/car/wells.htm
Meallaghmore castle






Moatpark Castle (Tulach O mBaircche)






Moonhall castle






Mullennahone castle






Mullinabro Castle






Neigham Castle






Newtown Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/earlstown.htm
Oldcastle castle






Oldcourt Castle (Shancahir, or the Old Stone Fort)






Oldtown castle






Paulstown castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/kilmocahill.htm
Pierce's Court






Pollrone castle






Portnascully fortresses






Pottlesrath castle (Pottlerath Castle) Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/kilmanagh.htm
Powerstown Moat






Purcellsinch






Radestown






Rathardmore castle






Rathealy fort (Stuaic of Rathealy)






Ratheenmore Castle






Rathgarvan castle






Rathoscar castle






Rathpatrick castle (Caislean Mhac Oda)






Rochestown castle 1






Rochestown castle 2






Rodgerstown castle






Rothe House
Tudor merchant's house Rothe (1594)



Russelstown castle






Sandsfordcourt Castle (Cantwell's court)






Sart castle






Seskin castle






Shanchaisleun Castle (old castle)






Shanganny castle






Shankill castle (Shankhill Castle)
1713 castellated house
Paulstown


Sheepstown castle






Skart






Skerry's castle






Smartscastle






Stroan castle






Sweetman's Castle






Sweetman's castle (Mullin's castle)






Talbots Castle






Templeorum castle (Templeorum, Odhran's Church)






Thomastown






Threecastles (Odagh, Odogh)





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/odogh.htm
Tibberaghney castle (Tibraghny Castle)
Site of a 12th century motte.

S 5715
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/t/tibraghny.htm
Tinnaslatty Castle






Tobin's old castle.






Trenchmore castle






Troyswood castle






Tubrid castle






Tullabarry Castle
Site of a 13th century motte castle.

S 4572
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/t/tullabarry.htm
Tullaher castle






Tullaherin Round Tower
Round Tower

S591478
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/kilkenny/tullaherin.html
http://roundtowers.org/tullaherin/index.htm
Tybroughney Castle





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/kilk/fiddown.htm
Uppercourt castle






Urlingford castle






Walshe castle






Westcourt castle






White Castle (Castle Whit or Whyte)






White castle 1 (Knocktopher Area)






White castle 2 (Knocktopher Area)






Whiteshall castle






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