Dunboy Castle and Puxley Mansion, Castletownbere

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Dunboy Castle and Puxley Mansion is located in Castletownbere. Make Dunboy Castle and Puxley Mansion a centerpiece of your Castletownbere vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Castletownbere online tour itinerary planner .
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  • An impressive ruin of a big 19thc castle. A weird mic of architectural styles including Italian villa and french chateau by Puxkey family. They made fortune in copper mining. Nice picknic spot in Dunb...  more »
  • Well worth a walk around this area - firstly to see and learn about the history of the O'Sullivan Bere family and their defeat at the hands of the British forces. Then there is the Puxley mansion, alm...  more »
  • After a short search, we found the remains of Dunboy Castle, a fortress belonging to the last Gaelic chieftain, Donal Cam O’Sullivan Bere. Donal O’Sullivan was a key figure in the Nine Year’s War agai...  more »

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