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Nenagh Castle.
 

(The fair or assembly.)

This castle was built sometime after 1200 by Theobald Walter progenitor of the Butler family, it is considered to be perhaps the finest example of a medieval cylindrical keep in Ireland. It remained the power base of the Butler earls of Ormond until late in the fourteenth century, after which it changed hands several times, in 1690 Ginckel one of the Williamite generals took possession of it.

Nenagh
Co Tipperary
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The tower is 16.75 Meters (55 Ft) in diameter and about 30.5 meters (100 Ft) high, originally it was 22.8 Meters (75 Ft) high the top portion being added in the nineteenth century. The base of the tower is battered (leaning inwards)

 

 
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