W0132 : Castles of Munster: Kilcoe, Cork - revisited (1)

taken 11 years ago, 3 km from Aghadown, Co Cork, Ireland

Castles of Munster: Kilcoe, Cork - revisited (1)
Castles of Munster: Kilcoe, Cork - revisited (1)
C15 Kilcoe Castle on the island of Mannin Beg is now linked to the mainland by a modern causeway built in 1978 before the mammoth six year restoration of 1998 - 2004. Overlooking Roaringwater Bay, this 5 storey tower of the Clan Dermot branch of the MacCarthy Riabhach was besieged and attacked by various forces during 1600-1602. It finally fell in February 1603 when its garrison surrendered to Captain Flower.

W0132 : Castles of Munster: Kilcoe, Cork - revisited (2)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 9 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Saturday, 26 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings  People, Events  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! W 0191 3283 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:32.4088N 9:24.8714W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! W 0197 3298
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Castle  Kilcoe 

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