Stirling Heads

There exists a unique collection within Stirling Castle (located in Stirling, Scotland). The castle itself is one of the largest and most important castles in Scotland, both historically and architecturally. See Stirling Castle. The Stirling Heads are one-meter wide 16th-century oak medallions carved with images of kings, queens, nobles, Roman emperors and characters from the […]

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Donegal Castle

Stop #17: Donegal Castle sits right in the city center of Donegal Town. Fully restored in the early 1990s, the castle consists of a 15th-century rectangular keep with a later Jacobean style wing. You can see in some of the pictures the River Eske. The castle was the stronghold of the O’Donnell clan, Lords of […]

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Cahir Castle

Stop#6: Cahir Castle is one of the largest castles in Ireland. It sits on an island in the river Suir, which explains why much of the park near the castle was flooded by recent rains. It was built from 1142 by Conor O’Brien, Prince of Thomond. Located right in the town centre, the castle is […]

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