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Carlow Attractions
National Monument

Black Castle

Black Castle, also known as Leighlinbridge Castle, is located in Leighlinbridge, County Carlow. Furthermore, the original Black Castle, built in 1181, was one of the earliest and finest Norman fortresses in Ireland. Hugh de Lacy granted the castle to John de Claville – the powerful Norman Baron who governed Ireland for Henry II. So, this […]

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