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The impressive castle was built in the 15th-century by a prominent local...

The impressive castle was built in the 15th-century by a prominent local family.

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McMahon Castle in Carrigaholt

Neat looking castle......not easily accessible......but cool from outside...could not go inside........worth a stop if doing the loop head drive

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Midlothian, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Neat looking castle......not easily accessible......but cool from outside...could not go inside........worth a stop if doing the loop head drive

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2009

Carrigaholt, 10 kilometres from Kilkee Town, is a small quiet village with a few pubs that offer really good sea food. The Castle itself stands just off the pier, dated from 1480 it is a great photo opportunity, you cant enter it, but it is in a beautiful surrounding, down a quiet lane, no traffic, no queues, just the sea... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2008

We stopped off at Carrigaholt after visiting Loop Head Lighthouse and Peninsula. If you like old castles, then you'll probably like this Tower House, built ca. 1480, by the McMahon clan. Note that you can only walk around the exterior of the building; there is a locked gate at the entrance, behind which is a board giving some information about... More 

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