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The Castles of Ireland
Leinster Province : County Westmeath
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
Archerstown Castle (1) Ruins
Archerstown Castle (2) Ruins
Ardmurcher Castle
A 12th century motte and bailey with 13/14th century stonework including a shell keep.

N 2638
Athlone Castle (King John's Castle) Full* Originally a 12th century Irish ring-fort, replaced by an Anglo-Norman motte and having stonework added in the early 13th century. O'Connor, de Gray (1210) Athlone N039415
Baggage castle None
Ballinlough Castle Full*
Ballyhealy Castle Ruins
Ballymore Castle (St. Owen's of Loughseudy Castle) Ruins The "Hill of Ushnagh", a Celtic royal seat. Earth-forts.
Ballynahown Castle None
Benowen Castle Ruins
Bracca Castle (Brackagh Castle, Braccagh Castle)
Bracklyn Castle
Castle Daly (Castledaly) Full

Castle Reynell
Castlelost Castle Ruins
Castletown-Delvin Castle (Delvin Castle) Partial* The ruins of a 12th century castle built by Hugh de Lacy, Lord of Meath.

Castletown-Delvin Fortress Ruins A 12th century motte with a later stone towerhouse nearby.

N 6062
Castletown-Delvin Round Tower Ruins Round Tower
Clonlonan Castle Ruins
Clonyn Castle Full*

Golf Club
Cronghill Castle Ruins
Cullydougran Castle Ruins
Dernagaragh Castle Ruins
Empor Castle Ruins
A motte.
Geoghegan Castle (Castletown-Kindelane/ Vastina/Geoghegan Castle) Ruins A motte and bailey castle.

N 3444
Kilbixy Castle None A 12th century motte castle with a later stone enclosure.

N 3162
Kilkeny West Castle Ruins
Killare Castle
Site of a 12th century motte castle.

N 2748
Killinure Castle Ruins
Killua Castle Partial*
Kilronan Castle Ruins
Kinturk Castle (Castle Pollard) None
Moate Castle
Moydrum Castle Ruin*
Moyelly Castle (castle of Mag-Eille) Ruins
Moyhownagh Castle (castle of Magh-Tanhnach) Ruins
Newcastle Castle Ruins

Nugent Castle (Probably Towerhouse) Full*
Portlick Castle Full*
Dillon -- 12th century

Rateen Castle Ruins
Rathaspick Castle (1) Ruins
Rathaspick Castle (2) Ruins
Rathconrath Castle
Site of a 12th century motte castle.

N 2953
Rathcreenagh castle Ruins
Rathwire Castle Ruins
Rinndown Peninsular
Ruins including a 13th century castle. (Rinndoun?)
Robinstown Castle (Carrick Castle) Ruins
Togher Castle Ruins
Tozerstown Castle Ruins
Tullynally Castle (Pekenham Hall) Full*
Packenham -- 17th century Castlepollard
Garden & Event Center
Tyrellspass Castle (Newcastle Castle) Full*

Uisneach Hill
A hilltop fort which was the ancient seat of the High Kings of Ireland.
Walterstown Castle None
Waterstown Castle Ruins

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