Ireland's History in Maps
The Castles of Ireland
Connacht Province : County Sligo
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
Ardnaree Castle Ruins




http://www.westsligo.com/castleconnor/history.htm
Ardtermon Castle Full A 17th century rectangular towerhouse within a fortalice. O'Hart, Gore
G 5844 Private http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/a/ardtermon.htm
http://www.proni.gov.uk/records/private/lissad.htm
Bahy Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/cosligo.htm
Ballinafad Castle ("Castle of the Curlews") Ruins A late 16th century rectangular towerhouse. four massive towers Barbe (c1590) Ballinfad G 7808
http://www.macdermot.com/moylurg/moythen/mycasfra.htm
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/b/ballinafad.htm
Ballyhara Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/cosligo.htm
Ballymote Castle Ruins A 13/14th century square stone enclosure castle with an impressive gatehouse.
Seat of Richard de Burgh, Red Earl of Ulster.
de Burgo (c1300), O'Connor, MacDonagh Ballymote G 6615
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/bmote.htm
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/cosligo.htm
http://www.irelandseye.com/aarticles/travel/attractions/castles/bllymote.shtm
http://homepage.eircom.net/~jhiggins/
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/b/ballymote.htm
Benada Castle






Cairns Hill
A ring fort.



http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/c/cairns.htm
Carrickcoolla Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/bnakill.htm
Castle Baldwin
An early 17th century "L-plan" towerhouse.

G 7614
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/c/cas_baldwin.htm
Castle Dargan Ruins
MacDonagh -- 15th century.


http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/kilross.htm
Castle MacFirbis Ruins
MacFirbis stronghold Inishcrone

http://www.goireland.com/scripts/low/xq/asp/areaid.192/areatype.C/cat./SubjectID.77/PremisesID.17445/qx/premises.htm
Castle Neynoe





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/bsumaghan.htm
Castle-connor Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/castleconnor.htm
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/cosligo.htm
http://www.westsligo.com/castleconnor/history.htm
Castlelough Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/achonry.htm
Cloonoghill Castle (Clonymeaghan Castle) Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/clghill.htm
Collooney Castle
A 12th century pre-Norman Irish castle.

N 0521
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/c/collooney.htm
Drumcliffe Castle None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/drumcliffe.htm
http://www.12travel.co.uk/ie/North_West/attractions/yeats_country.html
Drumcliffe Round Tower
Round Tower

G678421
http://cloghmore.bravepages.com/sligo/drumcliff.html
Gara castle (O'Gara's Castle, Moygara Castle, Magh-Ui-Gadhra, Moyogara Castle) Ruins The remains of a 13th century great tower within a 16th century stone enclosure. Cuisin (c1215), O'Gara -- 16th century
G 6903
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/kilfree.htm
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/cosligo.htm
http://mywebpages.comcast.net/johnogara1/homepage.html
http://www.ogara.org/Moygara.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/m/moygara.htm
Iniscrone Castle (Enniscrone Castle) Ruins Remains of a rectangular stone enclosure castle. MacDonnell, Nolan -- 17th century semi-fortified house Inishcrone F 2930
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/kilglass.htm
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/cosligo.htm
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~nolenancestry/page1.html
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/i/iniscrone.htm
http://www.enniscroneonline.com/history/castle.htm
Inishmurray
stone fort or caiseal (St. Molaise)



http://www.rossespoint.com/inishmur.htm
Kilglass Castle (near Pullogheany creek) Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/kilglass.htm
Kingsfort Castle None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/killery.htm
Lacken Castle (Castle Forbes) Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/kilglass.htm
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/cosligo.htm
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/7688/Genealogy.html
Lisnalurg
A large earthwork enclosure.



http://web.ukonline.co.uk/nigel.bacon/castles/data/ireland/l/lisnalurg.htm
Longford Castle None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/dromard.htm
http://www.sligoweekender.ie/news/story.asp?j=1641
Markree Castle Full*
Cooper -- 17th centu

Hotel http://www.hotelcity.com/ireland/markree.htm
Memleck Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/cosligo.htm
Newtown Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/cosligo.htm
O'Dowds Castle Partial




http://www.odowdscastle.com/index2.htm
Oldcastle





http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/killery.htm
Rallee Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/cosligo.htm
Rosslee Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/easkey.htm
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/cosligo.htm
Sligo Castle Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/cosligo.htm
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/tipp/clonmel.htm
http://www.1911encyclopedia.org/S/SL/SLIGO.htm
http://www.ucc.ie/celt/online/T100060/text052.html
http://www.ucc.ie/celt/online/T100060/text053.html
Sligo Castle (Old) None




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/cosligo.htm
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/tipp/clonmel.htm
http://www.1911encyclopedia.org/S/SL/SLIGO.htm
Tanragoe Castle/Bawn (Tanrago Castle/Bawn) Ruins




http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/dromard.htm
http://www.from-ireland.net/lewis/s/cosligo.htm

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