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Ireland's History in Maps
The Castles of Ireland
Connacht Province : County Mayo
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
Aghagower Round Tower
Round Tower

Aghalard Castle Ruin
MacDonnell (c1490)
Ardnaree Castle ("the king's height") Ruins
Ashford Castle Full*
de Burgo, Guinness (c1228). Cong
Balla Round Tower
Round Tower

Ballintobber Castle (Ballintubber Castle, Tubberpatrick Castle) None
Ballisnihyny Castle Ruins
Ballycurran Castle (Ballycurrin Castle) Ruins
Ballykeen Castle
The ruin of a 13th century de Burgo castle by the shore of Lough Mask.
Ballylahan Castle Ruins
Mac Jordan -- 13th century
Ballylanders Castle
A late 17th century church tower forming part of a castle.
Ballynglan Castle (Ballinglen Castle) Ruins
Barnach castle Ruins
Belleek Castle Full*
Earls of Arran -- 14th century Ballina
Bingham castle None
Brieze Castle
Burrishoole Castle Ruins
Carrick Kildavnet Castle (Doona, Gránuaile's, Grace O'Malley's, Carrick a-Uile, Carrickkildavnet Castle) Partial* A four-storeyed towerhouse.

Carrickanass castle
Carrickkilfavney Castle

O'Malley -- 15th century
large promontory fort.
Castle Carra (Cloonlagheen castle, Carra Castle) Ruin A 13th century rectangular great tower. de Staunton, MacEvilly -- 13th century hall-house Lough Carra G 1775 Private
Castle Derowil
Castle Hill Castle Ruins
Castle Kelly Ruins
Castle Lacken Ruins
Castle Moriske

Castlebar (Caislen-an-Bharraigh, Barry's Castle) None
Castleburke (Kilboynell Castle) Ruins
O'Flaherty, MacWilliam Burke
Castle-MacAndrew Ruins
Castlemagarrett Ruins
Castlemore Ruins
Castlerea (Castlereagh) None
Clare Island Castle (Grace O'Malley castle)
16th century ruin
Cloghan Castle Ruins
Clooney Castle Ruina
Cluna Castle
Coulogh castle
Cragduff Castle Ruins
Creevagh Castle
A 15th century ruin.
Croagh Patrick
Ireland's Holy Mountain

Currawn Fortress Ruins
Danganmore Fortress Ruins
Deel Castle Partial*
Donomona Castle Ruins
Doo Castle Ruins
Doon Castle (Doone Castle) Ruins
a promontory fort
Doonamo Point
A prehistoric fort.
A prehistoric fort.
Ellistron Castle Ruins
Erbull Castle Ruins
Geesedon Castle Ruins
Glynne Castle
Inver castle
Kildavnet Castle (Kildownet Castle, Kildurnet Castle) Full* The remnants of a 15th century stronghold of Grace O'Malley. O'Malley -- 16th century Achill Island
Killala Round Tower
Round Tower

Killernan Castle Ruins
Kinlough Castle Partial
Kinturk Castle Ruins
Knocknalina castle Ruins
Lough Mask Castle Ruins A 17th century towerhouse. MacWilliam Burke tower-house & 15th century bawn Caher M 1560
Meelick Round Tower
Round Tower

Meemlough castle Ruins
Moanbane Fort
Moyne Castle Ruins A 15th century rectangular towerhouse.

M 2549
Port Conaghra
large promontory fort.
Portnakally castle
Rappa Castle
Rathroe Castle Ruins
Rockfleet Castle (Carrickahowley) Full* A 15th century rectangular towerhouse. O`Malley tower-house
Rosleven Castle (Rosslevin Castle, Rathslevin Castle)
Shrule Castle Partial* A 16th century towerhouse. MacWilliam Burke -- tower-house
M 2753
Turin Castle Full*
Turlough Round Tower
Round Tower


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