Publisher: Independently Published
Published: May 9 2021
Height: 0.30 Width: 5.98 Depth: 9.02
Cloghan Castle was built in 1239 as an outpost fortification, chosen for its favorable location and the strategic advantage offered by the awe-inspiring views of the surrounding five counties and the Slieve Aughty Mountains stood atop the battlements.There are several Cloghan Castles - Cloghan meaning 'stone dwelling'. This particular Cloghan Castle has now been sold and is no longer open to the public. However, with extracts from historical documents including diaries and letters, and the author's memoirs and observations - you will be guided through your very own personal tour of this castle and travel back in time to learn of the High Chieftain O'Madden, the effects of Elizabethan forces, and later occupation by Cromwellians and Jacobites.