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Carrigaphooca Castle Near Macroom Co Cork
Regular price €18.00
This a great example of a old Irish castle. it is a ruined five story rectangular tower house situated on a steep-sided rock overlooking the river sullane. It is located 6 km west of Macroom, Co Cork, Ireland, in an area once known as Gleann na n-Dearg (Valley of the Reds). The tower dominates the landscape of Lissacresig (Fairyland) in Carrigaphooca.is and was built as a defensive tower by Donal MacCarthy of Drishane c. 1336-51, Carrigaphooca means rock of the fairies in Irish.