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Carey’s Castle

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Carey’s Castle, Clonmel in Co. Tipperary
Irish Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

Carey’s Castle rests in a woodland setting near Clonmel in Co. Tipperary, the Glenary River running past the castle and adding to a very peaceful atmosphere here. A walk of around 500m down a wonderful woodland trail is well worth the effort when the trees part and Carey’s Castle appears before your eyes.

The Castle was built sometime during the 1800s by the Carey family who live locally, they were schoolmasters in the area. A mixture of architectural styles exist through out the grounds, including Romanesque and Gothic windows, Gothic arches, a Celtic round tower and a Norman Keep, which all adds up to make a beautiful building in a wonderful location.

The Castle and it grounds were occupied by monks at one stage and the remains of and older walled garden exist at the back of the Castle in the woods.

Carey’s Castle, Gallery

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6 responses

  1. Beautiful!!! I thought at the beginning it was much older! The surroundings add magic to the place,…Must be a wonderful place to walk and to get lost!

    December 17, 2013 at 7:12 pm

  2. Spectacular! I love these Nigel. 🙂 Thank you.

    December 18, 2013 at 12:55 pm

    • Hello Sharon 🙂 🙂

      I am very happy that you liked these images and the location , Thank you 🙂 🙂

      December 18, 2013 at 2:15 pm

  3. Hauntingly lovely images Nigel!

    December 21, 2013 at 5:25 am

  4. Reblogged this on hocuspocus13.

    December 29, 2013 at 11:36 pm

  5. Pingback: Repurposing: Carey’s Castle, County Waterford | Echoes Americana

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