Ireland's History in Maps
The Castles of Ireland
Leinster Province : County Dublin
Compiled by Lee Johnson
 
Early Stone Fortifications - Castles, Towers and Strong-Houses
(What, Where, Who and When? -- A work in progress)
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Castle Name Condition Description Early Founder(s) -- Time Period(s) Contructed Parish/Townland Ord Residency Links
Ardgillan Castle Full*
Usher, Taylor -- 17th century manor house Balbriggan

http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/d/balrothery.htm
http://dublin.goireland.com/scripts/low/xq/asp/areaid.166/areatype.C/cat.9/SubjectID.77/PremisesID.11339/qx/premises.htm
http://www.irish-architecture.com/buildings_ireland/dublin/balbriggan/ardgillan_castle.html
Artane Castle None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/d/artane.htm
Baldongan Castle
Ruins of a 13th century castle.



http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/b/baldongan.htm
Ballyfermot castle None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/d/bfermot.htm
http://www.excavations.ie/Pages/Details.php?Year=1998&County=Dublin&id=1048
Ballymore Castle None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/d/bmore.htm
Ballymount Castle Ruin




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/d/clondalkin.htm
http://www.excavations.ie/Pages/Details.php?Year=2000&County=Dublin&id=4479
Balrothery castle Full*




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/d/balrothery.htm
http://multimedia.dkit.ie/student/andrew/pages/balrothery%20castle%20page.html
http://homepage.eircom.net/~balrothery/localhist.htm
Belgriffen Castle (Balgriffin Castle) None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/d/belgriffin.htm
Bremore castle Partial*




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/d/balrothery.htm
http://www.balbrigganhistory.net/bremorecastle.html
Bullock Castle
A restored 12th century castle. Fagan -- 12th? century tower-house Dublin Bay

http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/b/bullock.htm
Castle Moat





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/d/cloghran.htm
CastleKnock Castle (Luttrellstown Castle) Full* Remains of a 12th century motte castle which carried a polygonal great tower. Tyrell (c1180) -- earthworks remain
O 0836 Hotel http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/d/castleknock.htm
http://www.villasintl.com/Europe/Ireland/East_Ireland/Dublin/Castles_and_Country_Houses/index1.htm
http://www.luttrellstown.ie/
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/c/castleknock.htm
Clondalkin Castle (Cluain Dolcain, Tully's Castle) Ruin




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/d/clondalkin.htm
http://www.iol.ie/~clonbrs/clondlk.htm
Clonskea Castle (Clonskeagh Castle) None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/d/clonskea.htm
Clonskea Castle (Clonskeagh Castle) (New)





http://www.dlrcoco.ie/tourism/build.htm
Clontarf Castle Full*
manor house (1835), original in 1172

Hotel http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/d/clontarf.htm
http://www.clontarfcastle.ie/
Clontarf Castle (Old) None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/d/clontarf.htm
Dalkey (Bullock Castle, Archibald's Tower) Full* a 16th century towerhouse.

O 2827
http://www.dalkeyhomepage.ie/bullockages.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/d/dalkeys.htm
Dalkey (Seven Castles of) None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/d/dalkey.htm
Donnybrook Castle None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/d/donnybrook.htm
http://www.donnybrook.biz/history.htm
Drimnagh Castle (Drimna, Drimangh) Partial*
13th century surounded by water-filled moat


http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/d/drimnagh.htm
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/7688/Album5.html
Drumcondra Castle (Belvedere House) Full*




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/d/clonturk.htm
http://www.irelandby.com/lydonhouse/pages/faciliti.htm
http://www.belvedere-house.com/
http://www.stjosephsvi.ie/homepage.html
http://dublinbb.com/attractions.html
Dublin Castle Full Originally a 13th century stone enclosure castle on or near a Viking fortified site, much altered over the succeeding centuries. King John (1204) Dublin O 1534
http://www.irish-architecture.com/buildings_ireland/dublin/southcity/dublin_castle/castle.htm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/d/dublin.htm
Dundrum Castle Ruin




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/d/dundrum.htm
http://www.compapp.dcu.ie/~humphrys/FamTree/Fitzwilliam/dundrum.html
Dunsoghly Castle Full* A four-storeyed 15th century rectangular great tower with four corner towers and its original timber roof. Plunkett (c1450)
O118432 National Monument http://www.irelandseye.com/aarticles/travel/attractions/castles/dunsogc.shtm
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/dublin/dunsoghly.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/d/dunsoghly.htm
Goat Tower
(now the Town Hall) is 15th century.

O 2827
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/d/dalkeys.htm
Howth Castle Full* An 18th century building with a 15th century gate tower. This may be known as Corr Castle. St. Lawrence (c1180) -- 15th/16th century Howth H 3985
http://www.irish-architecture.com/buildings_ireland/dublin/howth/castle.html
http://www.geh.org/ar/strip62/htmlsrc/m198715950081_ful.html#topofimage
http://www.irish-architecture.com/buildings_ireland/dublin/howth/castle.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/h/howth.htm
Kildreenan Castle
Site of a pre-13th century castle.

O 2525
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/k/kildreenan.htm
Lanistown Castle Ruin




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/d/donaghbate.htm
Lusk Round Tower
Round Tower

O215546
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/dublin/luskRT.html
Luttrellstown Castle Full*



Bed & Breakfast http://www.selfcateringreservations.com/prop/luttrell.htm
Malahide Castle (Mullahidart Castle) Full* The present building contains some traces of its 13th century origins. Talbot -- 12th & 15th century Malahide O 2446 Restaurant http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/d/castleknock.htm
http://www.malahidecastle.com/malahidecastle/
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/m/malahide.htm
Monkstown Castle (1) Ruin A 15th century rectangular tower. Cisternians, Travers, Eustace, Wallop, Cheevers -- 13th to early 16th century
O 2428
http://www.cbcmonkstown.ie/history.html
http://www.chapters.eiretek.org/books/ball1-6/Ball1/ball1.1.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/m/monkstown2.htm
Monkstown Castle (2) Ruin The site of a 5th century castle of the Irish king Loagheire and a number of Martello towers including one which is a museum to James Joyce.



http://www.cbcmonkstown.ie/history.html
http://www.chapters.eiretek.org/books/ball1-6/Ball1/ball1.1.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/m/monkstown3.htm
Nanger Castle (Nangor Castle) None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/d/clondalkin.htm
http://www.excavations.ie/Pages/Details.php?Year=1996&County=Dublin&id=1993
Newcastle Lyons Castle (1)
a motte

O 0234
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/n/newcastle.htm
Newcastle Lyons Castle (2)
a small "L-plan" towerhouse

O 0234
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/n/newcastle.htm
Rathfarnham Castle Full* A 16th century rectangular stronghouse, renovated in the 18th century. Loftus (1583)
O 1529
http://www.irish-architecture.com/buildings_ireland/dublin/rathfarnham/castle.html
http://62.73.177.39/en/HistoricSites/DublinArea/RathfarnhamCastleDublin/
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/r/rathfarnham.htm
Richmond Castle





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/d/clonturk.htm
Richmond Tower Full*




http://www.irish-architecture.com/buildings_ireland/dublin/kilmainham/rhk_gate.html
http://www.irelandposters.com/dublin_city/kilmainham/
Shankill castle Ruin




http://homepage.eircom.net/~gerryfleming/brief.htm
Simmons Court Castle Ruin




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/d/donnybrook.htm
Sutton Castle Full




http://www.mknpropertygroup.com/residential/suttoncastle.htm
Swords Castle Full* A bishop's castle, built as a stone enclosure largely in the 13th century. Comyn (c1200), Barnewall -- 14th/15th century
O182470
http://www.irelandseye.com/aarticles/travel/attractions/castles/swords.shtm
http://homepage.eircom.net/~aroundswords/swordshistory.htm
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/dublin/swords.html
Swords Round Tower
Round Tower

O179468
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/dublin/swordsRT.html

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