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Roslee Castle

Castleview Easkey, Sligo, Ireland
+353 96 49020
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Beautiful spot

This was a great ruin, and totally worth the drive. The climb to the top is wonderful! This was the... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Thomas D
Boston, Massachusetts
Climb to the top

Remote spot but worth the drive if you are in the area. We climbed all the way to the top for... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Dublin, Ireland
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25 Oct 2017
“Beautiful spot”
24 Jul 2017
“Climb to the top”
Castleview Easkey, Sligo, Ireland
+353 96 49020

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

This was a great ruin, and totally worth the drive. The climb to the top is wonderful! This was the spot I chose to propose, and it was absolutely stunning.

Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Remote spot but worth the drive if you are in the area. We climbed all the way to the top for great views of the ocean....once we figured out how to access the steps (hint - look for something that resembles a fireplace). One the...More

1  Thank Amy_L_M
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This castle tower sat right on the ocean and, better yet, was not crowded with tourists. It gave beautiful views in all directions.

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Great photogenic castle in good light didn't know we could go inside and to the top. Countryside roundabout very rugged countryside but worth it

Thank stewartdick
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Pictures can say more than I could put to word. I've been to quite a few of these old castles and always tried to picture how they were laid out inside but as most are in total disrepair it is somewhat difficult but I loved...More

Thank bored_nicka
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Love the castle here in Easkey, and the flag that the LEAP project put up is really lovely.. Hopefully we can do more about preserving the castle.

Thank elizabethU6302XI
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Old shell of a house castle/watch tower literally right on the waterline! The public restrooms are a disaster! Filthy is too nice of a word to even describe the terrible conditions in them! Lets say you will probably skip using them!

Thank celticwarrior4christ
Reviewed 18 February 2016

The castle was built in 1207 by the O'Dowd family in 1477. They lived in the castle until the castle was overrun during the Cromwellian conquest of Ireland 1642. The castle was subsequently garrisoned by the Williamite army during the Williamite wars in Ireland (1688...More

Thank Inscribe
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

O'Dowd Castle Built in 1207, the castle was home to the O'Dowd chieftains of the barony of Tireragh (West Sligo), having been originally built for Oliver McDonnell who came to the area to marry an O'Dowd widow. Although much of the original structure has been...More

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 3 July 2015

It is a crazy large rock on the side of the road. It was left by the glaciers. Somehow, it has broken in two. Kind of cool.

1  Thank KandAGo
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