Newtown Castle

Newtown Castle

A beautifully restored 16th century towerhouse with unique architectural features. Newtown nature trail a 1 300m walk around The Burren is adjacent to the castle. The trail that accompanies the towerhouse is 1300m long and runs through an area of the Burren in North Clare renowned for it’s historical archaeological geological and cultural background. The […]

Doonagore Castle

Doonagore Castle

Doonagore Castle is a round 16th-century tower house with a small walled enclosure located about 1Km above the coastal village of Doolin in County Clare, Ireland. Its name may mean “the fort of the rounded hills” or the “fort of the goats”; it sits on a hill overlooking Doolin Point and, along with a nearby […]

Ballyportry Tower House

Ballyporty Castle

A 500 year old Gaelic Tower House in Co. Clare. To cross the threshold at Ballyportry is to step back in time 500 years. Protected by an outer wall or bawn, this Gaelic tower house rises 90 feet from turf to battlement. It is an authentic restoration, evoking medieval Ireland at a turbulent time when […]

Ballinalacken Castle

Ballinalacken Castle

The 15th Century Castle is a ruin of the O’Brien Clan. It stands imposingly beside the Ballinalacken House which was built by Lord O’Brien in 1840 as his family home. In 1939 Daniel O’Callaghan purchased the home from the O’Briens. Today it remains in the O’Callaghan family and is currently owned by Denis O’Callaghan (Daniel’s […]