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Interesting old castle

Carrigaholt Castle was built in about 1480 and is really a fortified, 5 story manor house and not a... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2017
rockyjoe
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
McMahon Castle in Carrigaholt

Neat looking castle......not easily accessible......but cool from outside...could not go... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2016
Hibby922
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Midlothian, Texas
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Aug 5, 2017
“Interesting old castle”
Jun 26, 2016
“McMahon Castle in Carrigaholt”
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Reviewed August 5, 2017

Carrigaholt Castle was built in about 1480 and is really a fortified, 5 story manor house and not a traditional castle. It is located near a fishing pier on the banks of the River Shannon in the small town of Carrigaholt, Ireland. This town is...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed June 26, 2016

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

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Hibby922
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...More

3  Thank TriciaS_9
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...More

6  Thank SarniaIreland
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