Ireland's History in Maps
The Castles of Ireland
Leinster Province : County Westmeath
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
Archerstown Castle (1) Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/cdelvin.htm
Archerstown Castle (2) Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/cdelvin.htm
Ardmurcher Castle
A 12th century motte and bailey with 13/14th century stonework including a shell keep.

N 2638
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/a/ardmurcher.htm
Athlone Castle (King John's Castle) Full* Originally a 12th century Irish ring-fort, replaced by an Anglo-Norman motte and having stonework added in the early 13th century. O'Connor, de Gray (1210) Athlone N039415
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/westmeath/athlone.html
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/7688/Album4a.html
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/r/coroscommon.htm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/a/athlone.htm
Baggage castle None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/kilbixy.htm
Ballinlough Castle Full*




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/killua.htm
http://www.ross-castle.com/sites.htm
http://www.rickoreilly.com/
Ballyhealy Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/cdelvin.htm
http://216.109.125.130/search/cache?p=%22Ballyhealy%22+%22Castle%22+Westmeath&ei=UTF-8&fl=0&xargs=0&pstart=1&b=1&u=www.ucd.ie/economic/workingpapers/WP02.09.pdf&w=ballyhealy+castle+westmeath&d=fOaJE2FULg4s&icp=1&.intl=us
Ballymore Castle (St. Owen's of Loughseudy Castle) Ruins The "Hill of Ushnagh", a Celtic royal seat. Earth-forts.



http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/bmore.htm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/b/ballymore.htm
Ballynahown Castle None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/bnahown.htm
Benowen Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/benowen.htm
Bracca Castle (Brackagh Castle, Braccagh Castle)





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/ardnorcher.htm
http://genforum.genealogy.com/handy/messages/758.html
http://www.offalyhistory.com/content/reading_resources/neighbouring_counties/kilbeggan_1798.htm
Bracklyn Castle





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/kilweilagh.htm
http://www.featherstone-society.com/Indexes/ireland/AJF/ajf-transcription.htm
Castle Daly (Castledaly) Full



Hotel http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/kilcleagh.htm
http://www.excel.net/~dcoughla/castledaly.html
Castle Reynell





http://www.iol.ie/~libcounc/westmeath.htm
Castlelost Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/clost.htm
http://www.megalithomania.com/show/image/239
http://home.fuse.net/great/englishline.html
Castletown-Delvin Castle (Delvin Castle) Partial* The ruins of a 12th century castle built by Hugh de Lacy, Lord of Meath.

N600627
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/cdelvin.htm
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/westmeath/delvin.html
http://www.hal-pc.org/~nugent/castle.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/d/delvin.htm
Castletown-Delvin Fortress Ruins A 12th century motte with a later stone towerhouse nearby.

N 6062
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/cdelvin.htm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/c/delvin.htm
Castletown-Delvin Round Tower Ruins Round Tower



http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/cdelvin.htm
Clonlonan Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/kilcleagh.htm
Clonyn Castle Full*



Golf Club http://homepage.tinet.ie/~crowenstown/delvin.htm
http://www.usm.maine.edu/~mcgrath/ireland_images/pages/Clonyn_Castle.htm
Cronghill Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/conragh.htm
Cullydougran Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/cdelvin.htm
Dernagaragh Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/faughley.htm
Empor Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/kilmacnevin.htm
Fore
A motte.



http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/f/fore.htm
Geoghegan Castle (Castletown-Kindelane/ Vastina/Geoghegan Castle) Ruins A motte and bailey castle.

N 3444
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/ckindelane.htm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/c/geoghegan.htm
http://members.fortunecity.com/maceochagain/index.html
Kilbixy Castle None A 12th century motte castle with a later stone enclosure.

N 3162
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/kilbixy.htm
http://www.irishmidlandsancestry.com/content/family_history/families/mageoghegan_familyof.htm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/k/kilbixie.htm
Kilkeny West Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/kilkennywest.htm
Killare Castle
Site of a 12th century motte castle.

N 2748
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/k/killare.htm
Killinure Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/benowen.htm
Killua Castle Partial*




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/killua.htm
http://www.telawrence.info/NPG/part1/001.htm
Kilronan Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/lynn.htm
Kinturk Castle (Castle Pollard) None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/cpollard.htm
http://www.oldtowns.co.uk/Ireland/Westmeath/castlepollard.htm
Moate Castle





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/kilcleagh.htm
http://www.thewildgeese.com/pages/clebgene.html
http://www.cliburne.com/Clyburn_Family_News__Vol_8.htm
Moydrum Castle Ruin*




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/bloughloe.htm
http://www.imagesofoldireland.com/towns%20and%20villages/co%20westmeath/athlone/athlone%20pages/WM006.html
http://www2.cob.ilstu.edu/psjuvina/ireland/moydrum1.htm
http://www.mythandlegends.net/newirelcastle9.html
http://members.lycos.co.uk/madeejit/moydrum2.htm
Moyelly Castle (castle of Mag-Eille) Ruins




http://www.pdevlinz.btinternet.co.uk/annals2.htm
Moyhownagh Castle (castle of Magh-Tanhnach) Ruins




http://www.pdevlinz.btinternet.co.uk/annals2.htm
Newcastle Castle Ruins





Nugent Castle (Probably Towerhouse) Full*




http://www.geocities.com/nujim29/jim_pic.htm
http://www.hal-pc.org/~nugent/castle.html
Portlick Castle Full*
Dillon -- 12th century

Hotel http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/benowen.htm
http://www.portlickcastle.com/
Rateen Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/killucan.htm
Rathaspick Castle (1) Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/raspick.htm
Rathaspick Castle (2) Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/raspick.htm
Rathconrath Castle
Site of a 12th century motte castle.

N 2953
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/r/rathconrath.htm
Rathcreenagh castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/lickbla.htm
Rathwire Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/killucan.htm
Rinndown Peninsular
Ruins including a 13th century castle. (Rinndoun?)



http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/r/rinndown.htm
Robinstown Castle (Carrick Castle) Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/carrick.htm
Togher Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/favoran.htm
Tozerstown Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/conragh.htm
Tullynally Castle (Pekenham Hall) Full*
Packenham -- 17th century Castlepollard
Garden & Event Center http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/cpollard.htm
http://www.tullynallycastle.com/
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/t/tullynally.htm
Tyrellspass Castle (Newcastle Castle) Full*


N412375
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/clonfad.htm
http://www.booksulster.com/library/topog/t3.php
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/westmeath/tyrrelspass.html
Uisneach Hill
A hilltop fort which was the ancient seat of the High Kings of Ireland.



http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/u/uisneach.htm
Walterstown Castle None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/drumraney.htm
Waterstown Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/west/kilkennywest.htm

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