Rathfarnam Castle, Dublin

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  • Created: January 20, 2014
  • Updated: December 12, 2017
Location: Dublin
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Rathfarnham Castle was one of a chain of castles built to protect Dublin from attack by Irish clans based in Wicklow in the 16th century. The castle was built in 1583 for Archbishop Loftus. This date has since been confirmed when wood from the roof beams was dated to 1583

1. Rathfarnam Castle, Dublin

Altitude: 52 m

Rathfarnham Castle was one of a chain of castles built to protect Dublin from attack by Irish clans based in Wicklow in the 16th century. The castle was built in 1583 for Archbishop Loftus. This date has since been confirmed when wood from the roof beams was dated to 1583