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Ballycarbery Castle is a castle 3km from Cahersiveen, County Kerry, Ireland . There was some kind of residence situated on the site of the castle as early as 1398 however the present ruins were constructed in the 16th century. Photo by Elaine Farrell

Rockfleet on Clare Island is just one of the O’Malley clan castles dotted along the coast in Ireland. Pirates!

Trim Castle at sunset. Trim Castle is the largest Norman castle in Ireland, it was built at the end of the twelfth century by Hugh de Lacy.

Leamaneh Castle, the Burren, County Clare. This was originally constructed as a tower house in the late 15th century by Turlough O’Brien. He built it at a vital junction at the beginning of the ancient routeway that traverses the Burren from north-south. In around 1648, Conor O’Brien and his wife Mary McMahon (known as Máire Rua for her flame-red hair), constructed this palatial four-storey fortified house in the fashion of the time.

Emo Court is a country villa designed by architect James Gandon in the late 18th century. The house and its fabulous gardens are a lovely place to explore in County Laois.