Merlinpark Castle

Merlinpark Castle

Native name
Irish: Caisleán Mhuirlinne

Merlin Castle

Type
tower house

Location
Merlinpark, Galway,
County Galway, Ireland

Coordinates
53°16′47″N 8°59′53″W / 53.279750°N 8.998088°W / 53.279750; -8.998088Coordinates: 53°16′47″N 8°59′53″W / 53.279750°N 8.998088°W / 53.279750; -8.998088

Built
early 12th century

Owner
State

National Monument of Ireland

Official name: Merlinpark Castle

Reference no.
609

Location of Merlinpark Castle in Ireland

Merlinpark Castle is a tower house and National Monument located in County Galway, Ireland.[1][2][3]
Location[edit]
Merlinpark Castle is located 4 km (2½ mile) east-northeast of Galway city centre.
History[edit]
Merlinpark Castle was built for Tairrdelbach Ua Conchobair in the early 12th century.
It was owned by the Lynch (Ó Loingsigh) in the 16th century. [3] Still in good condition, it was lived in until the mid-19th century.[4]
References[edit]

^ “- Place names of Galway”. 
^ “The inside of Merlin Castle!”. 
^ a b “Merlin Woods – Galway City Biodiversity”. 
^ “Merlin Park Castle Galway Ireland”. 

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