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Ormonde Castle

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Ormonde Castle, County Tipperary
Irish Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

One of my favourite historic Location to visit in Ireland is Ormonde Castle in County Tipperary.

Ormonde Castle description on Wikipedia.

The castle is located on the bank of the river Suir, on the edge of the town of Carrick on Suir, when it was first built the castle would have been set in a large private estate with much land surrounding it.

Today its location is in one of the parks that the town contains.

A summers day visit here is perfect as you can visit the Castle them make use of the park if you bring some lunch with you.

Ireland has such great history that is stored in locations like this, historic buildings are a part of Irish history and offer great attractions to visitors here.

If you are visiting then Ormonde Castle is a great location to put on your list.

Ormonde Castle Gallery

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14 responses

  1. This is so beautiful!

    February 28, 2014 at 1:01 pm

    • Hello πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      Thank you πŸ™‚

      March 1, 2014 at 11:56 am

      • You are most welcome. Have a beautiful and inspired day.

        March 1, 2014 at 1:08 pm

  2. Great castle, love the B&W Nigel πŸ™‚

    February 28, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    • Hello Norma πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      Thank you πŸ™‚

      Great to know you liked them in black and white πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      February 28, 2014 at 7:16 pm

  3. What is the structure in the fifth photo, that looks like it is pocketed into the building and they might have been able to remove it as necessary? Any ideas? Such a lovely castle and everything is incredibly well-maintained.

    February 28, 2014 at 2:03 pm

    • Hello Jet πŸ™‚

      Than you πŸ™‚

      If you mean the lower opening in the stone, it was used for defence, I.e. a gun could be pointed out or the opening and rested on the v shape for support , I think that’s what you mean ?

      Yes a lot of work has been put into it over the years and its looking very good these days πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      February 28, 2014 at 7:21 pm

      • Yes, that is what I wondered about. That makes sense, thank you. It’s so well preserved, all the work on it shows. Many thanks Nigel.

        February 28, 2014 at 7:50 pm

  4. Beautiful shot, great contrast. I would love to live in a place like that… as long as hydro was free πŸ™‚

    February 28, 2014 at 2:05 pm

    • Hello Shane πŸ™‚

      Thank you πŸ™‚

      I can see you living here πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      You would just love it !!!

      February 28, 2014 at 7:32 pm

  5. Beautiful!

    February 28, 2014 at 4:46 pm

  6. poppytump

    Would love a Summers picnic in these ground Nigel πŸ™‚
    Such wonderful photographic opportunities , I like that decrepit feeling of the tower .

    March 1, 2014 at 5:04 am

  7. Spooky!!

    March 1, 2014 at 8:14 am

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