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Ireland’s TOP 10 castles: Dublin Castle

By Peter Dlhopolec / March 23, 2020

Bram Stoker used to work at Dublin Castle.   Dublin Castle, which is a major government complex and one of the city’s most visited sights today, was in the British hands until the early 20th century. Before today’s structure was erected, there had been a “Duibhlinn” fortress built by the Norsemen on a hill near […]

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Ireland’s TOP 10 castles: Cahir Castle

By Peter Dlhopolec / March 10, 2020

The Tudors and Excalibur were filmed at the castle. Cahir Castle is one of the best-preserved Irish fortresses. It oversees a small town with its park, which seems to be larger than this municipality in fact. The castle lies on a river island, and it is the River Suir that runs across the town of […]

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Ireland’s TOP 10 castles: Athlone Castle

By Peter Dlhopolec / March 8, 2020

Athlone Castle, King John’s Castle, and Adamson Castle represent the same fort. Athlone Castle should be demolished because it is a symbol of the British oppression and a new civic centre for Athlone should, instead, be erected, the Athlone Council wrote in a 1967 resolution. History of the stronghold, however, goes back before a stone […]

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