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Blackrock Castle

Blackrock Castle ~ is a 16th-century castle on the banks of the River Lee, County Cork,Ireland

Blackrock Castle formerly Mahon Castle, is a 16th century castle located in Cork city, Ireland. In the late 16th century, the citizens of Cork appealed to Queen Elizabeth I to construct a fort at Blackrock to "repel pirates and other invaders". In or around 1600, a round tower was constructed to safeguard against pirates "carrying away" vessels entering the harbour.

Berkeley Castle - Gloucestershire, England UK. This has been home to 27 generations of Berkeleys over a 9 century period.

Earlier this month, Fiona Windsor submitted this photo of the Round Tower at Glendalough in Wicklow TheJournal.ie

Ludlow Castle

Ludlow Castle courtyard including the round Chapel, Shropshire, England, UK. Ludlow Castle is a ruined medieval fortification in the town of the same name in the English county of Shropshire, standing on a promontory overlooking the River Teme.