Nenagh Castle

Map Reference: R867791 (1867, 1791)

The keep

Nenagh Castle was probably built by Theobald Walter at the beginning of the 13th century. It originally had three large circular towers connected by a curtain wall. The remains consist of one of the circular towers and a portion of a rectangular gatehouse.

A machicolation protecting the keep

The tower is about five storeys high and the top was rebuilt in the 19th century.

The reconstructed top of the keep

The walls are up to 6m thick and above the doorway is a wall bartizan.

The gate-house

View through the gate-house

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