R2733 : Fuller's Folly, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick

taken 10 years ago, near to An Caislean Nua, Churchtown and Daar Bridge, Limerick, Ireland

Fuller's Folly, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick
Fuller's Folly, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick, taken 10 years ago
Fullers Folly is located south-east of the Desmond Castle. The man behind the construction of Fullers Folly was William Fuller Hartnett born in 1804. It is believed that Fuller had a disagreement with the Castle Authorities and as a result built this castle as a form of revenge or a hint to them. It was a costly structure with little or no use, hence 'Folly'. Fuller died in 1879, and was buried in Churchtown graveyard.
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Date Taken
Monday, 19 March, 2007   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 21 March, 2007
Folly   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! R 278 336 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:26.9714N 9:3.7596W
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Irish: geotagged! R 278 336
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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