Clifden Castle, Clifden

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Clifden Castle is a ruined manor house west of the town of Clifden in the Connemara region of County Galway, Ireland. It was built c. 1818 for John D'Arcy, the local landowner, in the Gothic Revival style. Uninhabited after 1894 it fell into disrepair. In 1935, ownership passed to a group of tenants, who were to own it jointly, and it quickly became a ruin.

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  • Definitely worth a visit, walk down to it is pretty short but path is well kept, remember to bring wellies or walking boots if it has recently rained as the last part of the path was flooded when we.....  more »
  • Randomly came accross This castle whilst out looking for a beach. A nice Little walk down to the castle, spotted lovely friendly cattle and beautiful views of The ocean. The castle is a. Shell but it....  more »

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