S3686 : Castles of Leinster: Gortnaclea, Laois (1)

taken 11 years ago, near to Ballycuddahy, Badgerisland, Farran Cross Roads and New Bridge, Laois, Ireland

Castles of Leinster: Gortnaclea, Laois (1)
Castles of Leinster: Gortnaclea, Laois (1)
Held in 1566 by Donal Fitzpatrick, this five storey tower house stands in fields north of Ballycolla. The Black Earl of Ormond was held captive here in 1600 by Owney O'Moore.

S3686 : Castles of Leinster: Gortnaclea, Laois (2)
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 7 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 6 July, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! S 3607 8622 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:55.5556N 7:27.8646W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! S 3613 8639
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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