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Did your Family Live in an Irish Castle?

I often get asked – “did my family own Irish Castles?” It’s the ultimate fairy tale – Kings, Queens, Princes and Princesses all living in beautiful old castles.

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Did your family live in a castle?

Did your Gaelic/Norman family occupy a castle in Ireland at some stage? Tower castle building was introduced to Ireland by the Normans on their arrival in the 1200s. This type of castle is quite rare in England and Wales – but you will find them in the more “dangerous” parts of the world – Ireland […]

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