Glenveagh Castle

Glenveagh Castle

Glenveagh Castle is a Scottish style castle surrounded by one of the finest gardens in Ireland, which contrast with the rugged surroundings. Built in the years 1870 – 1873, the castle consists of a four storey rectangular keep. Access to the interior is by tour only. The Visitor Centre has displays outlining the park along […]

Donegal Castle

Donegal Castle

Donegal Castle was built by the O’Donnell chieftains during the 15th century. Constructed beside the River Eske, the Castle has extensive 17th century additions by Sir Basil Brooke. The castle is furnished throughout, and includes Persian rugs and French tapestries. Information panels chronicle the history of the Castle owners from the O’Donnell chieftains to the […]

Doe Castle

Doe Castle

The Doe Castle on a beautiful site on Sheep Haven Bay. Moat on the landward side has been hewn out of the rock.The castle is first mentioned in 1544 in connection with internecine wars between the sons of MacSweeney Doe.Red Hugh O’Donnell attacked the castle unsuccessfully in 1601.After that castle was granted by the Crown […]