Dunworley Castle

Dunworley Castle lies south of the village of Butlerstown, in County Cork in Ireland.

Dunworely Castle was an O'Cowig castle, built on the site of an earlier fort. Later it was appropriated by the Barry Roe clan. The actual castle with its bawn has disappeared, only a guard tower remains.

I was not able to find any other historical information about this castle. If you know more, please mail me.

Dunworley Castle is situated on a small headland. The piece of land connecting the peninsula to the mainland is only 8 or 9 meters wide and guarded by a rectangular tower of some 4 by 5 meters and 1 storey high. There would probably have been walls on either side of it, closing off the peninsula. The wall on the western side may have held a gate. I could not detect any remains of other buildings on the peninsula.

At present the headland is used as a field for horses. The castle is freely accessible, but you will have to walk for about 20 minutes from the nearest road. A not so very interesting castle but on a great remote location.


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Dunworley Castle

Dunworley Castle lies south of the village of Butlerstown, in County Cork in Ireland.

Dunworely Castle was an O'Cowig castle, built on the site of an earlier fort. Later it was appropriated by the Barry Roe clan. The actual castle with its bawn has disappeared, only a guard tower remains.

I was not able to find any other historical information about this castle. If you know more, please mail me.

Dunworley Castle is situated on a small headland. The piece of land connecting the peninsula to the mainland is only 8 or 9 meters wide and guarded by a rectangular tower of some 4 by 5 meters and 1 storey high. There would probably have been walls on either side of it, closing off the peninsula. The wall on the western side may have held a gate. I could not detect any remains of other buildings on the peninsula.

At present the headland is used as a field for horses. The castle is freely accessible, but you will have to walk for about 20 minutes from the nearest road. A not so very interesting castle but on a great remote location.


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