The ancient village of Carlingford, dominated by the ruins of the medieval King Johns Castle, lies on the border of Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic in County Louth. The Mountains of Mourne are a backdrop.
TULLOW area : Duckett's Grove ruins. Outside Tullow (townland of Rainestown). Enormous Gothic ruin. Its embattled towers, Gothic windows and great archways were designed in the mid 19th century.Nearly completely destroyed by fire in 1933, it was never rebuilt. Now owned by Carlow County Council. Occasional outdoor events hosted (eg vintage car shows). http://carlowtourism.com/duckettsgrove/ http://www.duckettsgrove.ie/
CLONMORE : Clonmore Castle ruins in Clonmore, co Carlow. Very ruined & unstable. Carlow County Council are not maintaining or restoring it. It is believed to have been constructed in the late 12th century perhaps by Hugh DeLacey . http://irelandinruins.blogspot.ie/2013/05/clonmore-castle-co-carlow.html