Moyry Castle

Moyry Castle

Moyry Castle lies in the countryside south west of the village of Jonesborough, in County Armagh, in Northern Ireland. Moyry Castle was built in 1601 by Lord Mountjoy during his northern campaign on a natural rocky hillock to secure the ancient natural route into Ulster through the strategic Moyry Pass (also known as Gap of […]

Gosford Castle

Gosford Castle

Gosford Castle was the first major project using Norman architecture. Inside the narrow, unlit corridors, cramped stairwells, extremely thick walls, constructed with granite and the mouldings around the window arches, effectively recreate the gloomy outlay of a Norman castle. The central element of Gosford castle is the keep, surrounded by a number of smaller blocks […]