Maynooth Castle, Ireland Photos

Maynooth Castle (1204) was home of Fitzgerald family after Norman occupation of Ireland in 1169. It was reduced to ruins during the siege of the 1534 rebellion. It is run by OPW.

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Norman gatehouse entrance to Maynooth Castle. Ireland.Ruins of Maynooth Castle keep destroyed in siege during 1534 rebellion. Ireland.Original doorways elevated off ground for defense at Maynooth Castle. Ireland.Remaining tower walls of Maynooth Castle home of Fitzgerald family after Norman occupation of Ireland in 1169. Ireland.
Norman gatehouse entrance (13th C) to Maynooth Castle. Ireland.Ruins of Maynooth Castle keep destroyed in siege during 1534 rebellion. Ireland.Original doorways elevated off ground for defense at Maynooth Castle. Ireland.Remaining tower walls (1204) of Maynooth Castle home of Fitzgerald family after Norman occupation of Ireland in 1169. Ireland.
Model of Maynooth Castle as it stood prior to 1535 destruction. Ireland.Arched ceiling supporting upper floors at Maynooth Castle. Ireland.Upper story open interior of keep at Maynooth Castle. Ireland.Upper story open interior of keep at Maynooth Castle. Ireland.
Model of Maynooth Castle as it stood prior to 1535 destruction. Ireland.Arched ceiling supporting upper floors at Maynooth Castle. Ireland.Upper story open interior of keep at Maynooth Castle. Ireland.Upper story open interior of keep at Maynooth Castle. Ireland.
Ruins of arched walls at Maynooth Castle. Ireland.Yew tree grown for supply of arrow shafts at Maynooth Castle. Ireland.Trees surrounding Maynooth Castle. Ireland.
Ruins of arched walls at Maynooth Castle. Ireland.Yew tree grown for supply of arrow shafts at Maynooth Castle. Ireland.Trees surrounding Maynooth Castle. Ireland.

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