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Donore Castle, Donore Demesne, Co. Westmeath

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Ireland

Freestanding five-storey tower house on square-plan, built c.1598 and altered c.1809. Roof, originally pitched, hidden behind raised parapet with Irish-style crenellations. Constructed on limestone rubble with flush dressed quoins to the corners. Inscription to south face records original...

Sweetmans Castle (Sweetmans Tower), Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Ireland

Freestanding single-bay four-stage tower house, c.1350, on a square plan. Now in ruins. Pitched roof behind parapet now gone. Random rubble stone walls with slight batter, and ivy-clad remains of random rubble stone advanced parapet. Square-headed window openings (some slit-style apert...

Dunamon Castle, Dunamon, Co. Roscommon

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Ireland

Detached multiple-bay three-storey over basement with attic storey castellated castle, commenced c.1400. Extended c.1670, improved and castellated in the 1700s and further extended to the west in 1855. Now in use by the Divine Word Missionaries. Gabled pitched slate roofs behind castell...

Portlick Castle, Portlick, Co. Westmeath

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Ireland

Three-bay four-storey late medieval tower house, built c.1500, with later seven-bay two-storey extension added to the southwest, c.1800, and a two-bay two-storey castellated block added to the southwest corner of this extension, c.1865. Extension, c.1990, to the northeast end. Now in use a...

Knockanaura Castle, Knockanoura, Co. Clare

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Ireland

Remains of former castle, date uncertain.

Drimnagh Castle, , Co. Dublin

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Ireland

Freestanding rectangular-plan multiple-bay three-storey castle, built c.1400, consisting of undercroft, great hall and gallery, with square-plan four-stage sixteenth century keep to south. Partly rebuilt and renovated c.1985. Replacement oak truss pitched slate roof over Great Hall, hipped...

The Tholsel, Town Parks, Co. Tipperary

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Ireland

Four-storey towerhouse, built c.1500, with square-plan clock drum surmounted by octagonal lantern, added c. 1750 and round-headed recess in south elevation is result of later alterations. Historical use as tholsel. Copper roof to lantern, with metal weather-vane finial and painted louver...

Knocklyon Castle, Knocklyon, Co. Dublin

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Ireland

Detached country house c. 1840 incorporating three-storey tower house, c.1435, with two diagonally set corner towers. Rebuilt, c.1620. Roughcast rendered walls with brick eaves course. Square-headed window openings with paired sash windows, elaborate doorcase with timber door, all below...

Howth Castle, Howth Demesne, Co. Dublin

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Ireland

Attached three-bay three-storey rubble stone medieval tower house, c.1400, with base batter and crenellated parapet. Single-bay five-storey crenellated entrance turret on a square plan to centre. Renovated c.1825. Renovated and refenestrated c.1910. ROOF: Crow-stepped crenellated parap...

Howth Castle, Howth Demesne, Co. Dublin

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Ireland

Attached three-bay four-storey medieval tower house, c.1400, with base batter and crow stepped crenellated parapet. Single-bay five-storey crenellated corner turret on a square plan to south west. Renovated and openings remodelled, 1738. Re-rendered c.1990. ROOF: Double pitched slate s...