W2834 : Castles of Munster: Downeen, Cork (1)

taken 10 years ago, near to Ross Carbery, Co Cork, Ireland

Castles of Munster: Downeen, Cork (1)
Castles of Munster: Downeen, Cork (1)
This tower on an island above Castle Bay belonged to either MacCarthy Reagh or the O'Cowhigs. When in 1602 it was captured by the English its approach from the mainland was said to be by means of a "little drawbridge of wood".

W2834 : Castles of Munster: Downeen, Cork (2)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 9 October, 2013   (more nearby)
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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 2899 3457 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:33.5903N 9:1.4786W
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Irish: geotagged! W 2925 3462
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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