Ireland's History in Maps
The Castles of Ireland
Leinster Province : County Offaly
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
Aharney Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt1.htm
Annaghmore Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt1.htm
Ballindarra Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt1.htm
Ballindown Castle ('Bhaile-an-duna' ) None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt1.htm
Ballinrath Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt1.htm
Ballinree Castle (Loretto Castle,'The Ring', 'Carroll's Ring') None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt1.htm
Ballybought Castle (Shancourt Castle or Meeneglish Castle) Ruins




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt1.htm
Ballyboy Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt1.htm
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/o/bboy.htm
http://www.omolloy.com/omolloymap.htm
Ballybrit Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/o/aghancon.htm
Ballybritton Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/o/bwilliam.htm
Ballyburly Castle ('Wakeley's Castle') None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt1.htm
Ballycowan Castle Ruins Ruins of a 17th century "L-plan" towerhouse. O'Melaghlin, Herbert -- 17th century strong-house
N294253
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/offaly/ballycowan.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/b/ballycowan.htm
Ballycumber Castle Ruins




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt2.htm
Ballyhassil Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/o/bwilliam.htm
Ballykean Castle (O'Dempssy's Castle) None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt2.htm
Ballyleakin Castle (Purefoy Castle) None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt2.htm
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/o/bnakill.htm
Ballymacadam Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt3.htm
Ballynakill Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/o/dunkerrin.htm
Ballynasrah Castle ('Faddaun Castle") None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt2.htm
Banagher
The remains of 17th century English-built batteries commanding the crossing of the River Shannon.



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




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt2.htm
Bellair Castle (Ballyard Castle) None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt2.htm
Bellmont Castle (Lisderg Castle, Lisdarry Castle) None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt2.htm
Birr Castle (Black Castle, Townparks Castle) Full* Site of a 12th century motte and bailey castle with what Fry refers to as "a nineteenth century 'reproduction' castle". Rosse, O'Carroll, Parsons (1620s)
N 0504
http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt7.htm
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/7688/Album4a.html
http://www.birrcastle.com/index.htm?mainFrame=http%3A//www.birrcastle.com/main.htm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/b/birr.htm
Borrisnafarney Castle (Burrisnefarney, Borrisnafarney Castle, Loughton Castle) Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/tipp/borrisnafarney.htm
Broghill Castle (Cregane, Creggan, Creggane House/Castle) Ruin




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/o/frankford.htm
http://homepage.eircom.net/~gfoy/hemstead/part6.htm
Broughal Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt2.htm
Busherstown Castle (Bouchardstown Castle) None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt2.htm
Cangort Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt3.htm
Carrickoris Castle
The ruin of a de Bermingham castle.



http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/c/carrickoris.htm
Castle Armstrong





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/o/bcumber.htm
Castle Barnagh (Barna Castle) None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt3.htm
Castle Bernard Motte and Bailey None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt3.htm
Castle Iver





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/o/gallen.htm
Charleville Castle Full*




http://www.charlevillecastle.com/
Cloghan Castle (Clogan, Claghan, Banagher) Full*

Banagher

http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt3.htm
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/o/banagher.htm
http://www.ireland.com/images/2003/1203/1070408827716.html
http://www.countryhomesireland.com/Features/feature.asp?ref=1041_@chi
Cloghan Castle (Old) None

Banagher

http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt3.htm
Clonana Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/o/gallen.htm
Clonbeg Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt3.htm
Cloncourse Castle (Deegan's Castle) Ruins
O'Duigen (Deegan) (c1636) - castellated mansion


http://m1.aol.com/deigan/castle_pixs/castle_index.html
http://members.aol.com/deigan/castle.html
Clonearl Castle ("Leicester's Castle") None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt3.htm
Clonlisk Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt3.htm
Clonmacnoise Castle (Clonmacnois Castle) Ruins Remnants of a 13th century great tower built on a 12th century motte. The tower was blown up by the English in 1650. 6th century monastic site (St. Ciaran)
N007305
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/offaly/clonmacnois_castle.html
http://www.megalithomania.com/show/image/2747
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/c/clonmacnois.htm
Clonmacnoise Round Tower
Round Tower

M034803
http://roundtowers.org/clonmacnoise/index.htm
Clonony Castle Partial A 16th century towerhouse with bawn.

N052205
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/offaly/clonony.html
http://www.nd.edu/~ikuijt/Ireland/Sites/rlynch/sitereport.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/c/clonony.htm
Clonymohan Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt3.htm
Cloughmoyle Ruins




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/books_articles/shinrone.htm
Cully Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt3.htm
Derrydolney Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt3.htm
Donour Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/ardnorcher.htm
Doon castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/ker/bbunian.htm
http://www.lookaroundireland.com/castlesinteractive/ipix/doon.htm
Drumcullin Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/o/drumcullen.htm
Dunamase Castle Ruins




http://celtic-jewelry.tripod.com/castle-dunamase.html
http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/neighbouring_counties/donamase_castle.htm
Durrow Castle None Site of a 12th century motte castle.

N 3131
http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt4.htm
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/durrow.htm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/d/durrow.htm
Eglish castle Full




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/tipp/eglish.htm
http://www.omolloy.com/omolloymap.htm
Erry Castle (Maryborough Castle) Ruins




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt4.htm
Faddanmore Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt4.htm
Farrell's Fort





http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/g/giants.htm
Franckfort Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt4.htm
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/o/dunkerrin.htm
Gallen Castle (Gillen Castle) Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/o/gallen.htm
Garbally Castle Ruins




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt4.htm
Garry Castle Ruins The ruins of a MacCoghlan stronghold. 16th century


http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/o/banagher.htm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/g/garry.htm
Geashill Castle
A 13th century motte with the fragmentary remains of a later rectangular great tower.

N 4322
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/g/geashill.htm
Giant's Ring
A neolithic earthwork with Fort Hill



http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/g/giants.htm
Glenacurragh Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt4.htm
Gorteen Castle (1) None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt4.htm
Gorteen Castle (2) None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt4.htm
Grange Castle Full*
Bermingham


http://www.ils.ie/grange/gr-hist.htm
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/k/carrick.htm
Gurteen Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/kilmanaghan.htm
Kilcummin Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt4.htm
Kilmaine Castle (Carroll's Castle) Ruins




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt5.htm
Kilnagarnagh Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt5.htm
Kinlcora Castle Ruins




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt5.htm
Kinnity Castle Full* An early 13th century motte and bailey castle. O'Carroll -- (c1209)
N 1508 Hotel http://www.kinnittycastle.com/
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/k/kinnitty.htm
Kylebeg Castle (Banagher Castle) None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt5.htm
Leap Castle (Leim ui Bhanain) Full* The remains of the 16th century stronghold of the Ely O'Carrolls, reputedly the most haunted castle in Ireland with twenty-four ghosts. O'Bannon, O'Carroll


http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/o/aghancon.htm
http://www.ireland-now.com/restored_l.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/l/leap.htm
Lehinch Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt5.htm
Lisclooney Castle (1) ('Lis-cluaine' Castle, 'Cul Fiamhaigh' Castle) None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt5.htm
Lisclooney Castle (2) ('Liscluna" Castle, O'Dalaghan's Castle





http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt5.htm
Lynally Moat Ruins




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/photographs/archaeology.htm
Milltown Castle ("Baile na Muilean") None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt5.htm
Mountheaton None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt6.htm
Moystown Castle (1) None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt6.htm
Moystown Castle (2) None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt6.htm
Newtown Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt6.htm
Pigeonstown Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt6.htm
Rahan Castle (Rahan O'Swaney's Castle) None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt6.htm
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/durrow.htm
Raheen Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt6.htm
Raheenakeeran Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt6.htm
Rashinagh Castle (Rashina Castle) None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt6.htm
Rathdrum Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt6.htm
Rathnaveoge Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/o/dunkerrin.htm
Rathrobin Castle Ruins




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt6.htm
Redwood Castle Full*
the Normans (1210), MacEgan (1350) Birr

http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/tipp/dorrah.htm
http://offaly.goireland.com/scripts/low/xq/asp/areaid.190/areatype.C/cat.9/SubjectID.77/PremisesID.13369/qx/premises.htm
http://www.clanegan.org/redwood.htm
Roscore Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt7.htm
Shinrone Castle (Bawnmore Castle) None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt7.htm
Sragh Castle (Srah Castle, Shrah Castle) Ruins A ruin dating from 1588. Briscoe (1588) -- tower
N328251
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/offaly/shrah.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/s/sragh.htm
Togher Castle ('Lady Mary Warren's Castle') None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt7.htm
Tulla Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt7.htm
Tullamore Castle None




http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/archaeology/castlesites_pt7.htm

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