N1201 : Castles of Leinster: Ballymooney, Offaly

taken 11 years ago, near to Clareen, Fortel, Castletown and Breaghmore, Offaly, Ireland

Castles of Leinster: Ballymooney, Offaly
Castles of Leinster: Ballymooney, Offaly
This stronghouse southeast of Birr was built c.1622 by Daniel O'Carroll who was transplanted to Co. Mayo in 1657 after the war of 1641 when he was described as "Marshall for the rebels". Just visible to the left and centre under encroaching ivy are the circular SE and NE flankers of the bawn, with the remainder being two wings and parts of the south facade of the main house.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 9 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 6 July, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 1280 0186 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:4.0510N 7:48.5874W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! N 1287 0197
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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