Ruins of a once magnificent 15th century MacCarty Mor castle later taken by Cromwellians in 1652.

Ballycarbery Castle is a castle 3 kilometres or 2 miles from Cahersiveen in Kerry. The castle is high on a grass hill facing the sea and is a short distance from Cahergall Fort and Leacanabuile Fort. This is the ruin of what was once a magnificent 15th century Castle of MacCarty Mor. It was subsequently held by the O’Connells, ascendants of the Liberator, until it was taken by the Cromwellians in 1652. It still retains some of its grand old features.


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