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Ross Castle  
   

Ross Castle

14th Century residence of the O'Donoghues who lorded over the place at this time. It was the last place in Munster to succumb to Oliver Cromwell and was apparently given up promptly when the English held a siege from the water.
Irish Touring Day 6 Killarney

June 1st 2007
This was a great day! Probably our favourite. Unfortunately it was probably also the day that set off Christine's Asthma and Herve and Lauren's hay fever because the flowers were all blooming in the National Park and Muckross Gardens. (But we didn't know this until later although we should have guessed from Lauren's hay fever. She is the healthiest one amongst us since she has been put on the glu ... read more
Europe » Ireland » County Kerry » Killarney

Irish Flag Celtic tribes arrived on the island between 600-150 B.C. Invasions by Norsemen that began in the late 8th century were finally ended when King Brian BORU defeated the Danes in 1014. English invasions began in the 12th century and set off more than se... ... read more
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