Clenagh Castle

Map Reference: R366651 (1366, 1651)

This tower-house was built in the early 16th century by the MacMahon Family and was occupied until about 200 years ago. It occupies a great position overlooking the Fergus Estuary. It is right beside a minor road but it is in the middle of a farmyard and all access seems to be blocked. From the outside it seems to be about five storeys high with a vault over the ground floor and third floor. The first floor seems to be very overgrown and the second and third floor are missing.

Photo by Liam Bennett

Below is a reconstructive painting of Clenagh Castle by John O'Meara

Thank you John

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