Laragh Castle

Map Reference: N263415 (2263, 2415)

The castle at Laragh is possibly one of the many Geoghegan castles in the area. However very little of it remains. A two-storey wall running approximately E-W stands on top of a rocky outcrop at a bend in the road. A small portion of an attached wall projects northwards at the west end of the main ruin. The main wall has two irregular openings, possibly windows, at the upper level, and one opening, possibly a doorway, at the lower level. All worked stone has been removed. There is a great deal of rubble lying between the ruin and the edge of the outcrop. It is possible that removal of part of the outcrop due to construction of the roadway may have contributed to the collapse of part of the castle.

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