Clifden Castle, Clifden

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Clifden Castle is a ruined manor house west of the town of Clifden in the Connemara region of County Galway, Ireland. It was built c. 1818 for John D'Arcy, the local landowner, in the Gothic Revival style.: 130  It fell into disrepair after becoming uninhabited in 1894. In 1935, ownership passed to a group of tenants, who were to own it jointly, and it quickly became a ruin.
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  • Thought a nice local castle visit would be nice and full an hour or two. Followed google maps as no local signage. Got to spot of a closed gate. Kept driving g and found lay by, took a picture from....  more
    Thought a nice local castle visit would be nice and full an hour or two. Followed google maps as no local signage. Got to spot of a closed gate. Kept driving g and found lay by, took a picture from....  more »
  • Clifden Castle was built by John d'Arcy between 1812 and 1815. D’Arcy family could not afford to maintain it and it fell into disrepair. In the interim, it passed through a few buyers and disputed... 
    Clifden Castle was built by John d'Arcy between 1812 and 1815. D’Arcy family could not afford to maintain it and it fell into disrepair. In the interim, it passed through a few buyers and disputed...  more »
  • There were a few parking spots on a patch of gravel outside the castle gates. You can then walk all the way down to the castle or you can walk about halfway down and still get a decent view. We... 
    There were a few parking spots on a patch of gravel outside the castle gates. You can then walk all the way down to the castle or you can walk about halfway down and still get a decent view. We...  more »

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