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Medieval Ruins Photo Galleries

Barryscourt Castle, Co Cork.

Barryscourt Castle, county Cork is perhaps the best restored castle in Ireland. Situated 10 miles east of Cork city at Carraigtwohill,  the towerhouse has been renovated to what it looked like in the late...
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The Rock of Dunamase

The Rock of Dunmase is a stunning medieval ruin perched on a rocky outcrop a few miles east of Portlaoise, Co Laois. Overlooking the surrounding landscape the ruinous castle was once a formidable fortress....
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Photo essay: Loughmoe Castle.

Loughmoe Castle is situated on the banks of the river Suir in North Tipperary. Built between the 15th and 17th centuries it was the seat of Barons of Loughmoe, the Anglo-Norman Purcell family. The earliest...
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The Black Castle Leighlinbridge

While passing through Leighlinbridge I came across a ruinous tower house called the Black castle so I grabbed a few pictures for a quick post……. The Black castle is situated at Leighlinbridge, Co Carlow commanding a...
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The Sewer that spawned a city….

Many cities pride themselves in their humble origins. Few however, could more humble than Dublin. It was around this sewer that channels the river Poddle into the Liffey that the Vikings built a settlement...
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