Tyntes Castle

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Tyntes Castle is the only remaining urban tower house of several that once stood around Youghal. Another (of which no trace remains) was the Magazine. The castle actually has an extension to the East, built sometime in the 19th century. …

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The Magazine

It might look like a hairdresser’s now – and you’d be right. But in the 19th century, a tower house stood on the site,a four storied structure with a spiral staircase. At the rear of the property, archaeological excavations uncovered …

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