Map Reference: R353865 (1353, 1865)
Records show that Dromore castle was built in the early 16th century. Teige O'Brien repaired and added to the original castle in the 1600s. Over the door of the remaining part of the castle there is an inscription which reads "This castle was build by Teige second sone to Connor Third Earle of Thomond and by Slany Brien wife to the said Teige Anno D" So the remaining part of the castle must have been built by him.
This castle is located in the picturesque setting of the "Dromore Lake and
Woodland Reserve". Unfortunately the castle is locked up very well to prevent children injuring themselves inside. It is possible to climb up to a balcony at the back of the castle where it can be seen that the spiral staircase is
The castle appears to be about four storeys high with a vault over the ground floor. Most of the rear portion of the building seems to be missing. There are good corbels at roof level which my have carried a bartizan.
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