Drimnagh Castle (Dublin) Reviews
Description:Long Mile Road, Dublin 12. Tel: 353- 1- 450 2530.
Newest Review: ... hazard to public safety, and was scheduled for demolition. A local conservationist called Peter Pearson, with the full backing of the local community, approached the Christian Brothers with an ambitious plan to save the building. With the backing of the National Trust for Ireland and monetary aid from Dublin Corporation and many fund raising ventures by the local community, the Castle was ... more
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by - written on 12/02/02, updated on 12/02/02 (Very useful, 242 readings)
~ ~ Drimnagh Castle is situated, appropriately enough, in the village of Drimnagh just off the “Long Mile Road”, the main road west out of Dublin. In fact, Drimnagh isn’t really a village these days, being only about three miles or so from the City Centre, and is now more just a part of the city itself. ~ ~ The Castle was built in the 13th Century for a family called the Barnewalls, a Norman family who had settled here in Ireland, and who owned vast tracts of land, including all of the area that now consists of the Dublin suburbs of Ballyfermot and Terenure. It was actually lived in right up until 1954, the last residents being a family called ... Read the complete review
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