Friday, February 12, 2010

Clonmore Castle, Co. Carlow

Clonmore Castle was probably built in the 13th Century but there was non mention of it until the 14th Century when it was repaired  by Sir Anthony de Lucy in 1332. In the 15th Century it was one of several castles granted to the Earl of Ormond.
The Pooka head on top of the tower.
One of the many holes in the walls

Stone steps

A vaulted passageway

There must have been very little light in some of the rooms

Vaulted roof in one of the parts that is intact

A view of the back of the Castle complex

A view along the east wall
A view from the front of the front (south facing) and the west side of the Castle.


Leisha Camden said...

Wow, what a fantastic place! I wish I could see it one day ... o_O ;-)

Paz said...

was a big place, but there were several horses running around in there and the place was pretty dirty. Parts of it appear to be falling apart.

Leisha Camden said...

Aw, that's too bad. :-( But I guess it costs a lot to keep a place like that in order ...