||Present name, condition and location
||Ballyally with James neylan a phisician
||Ballyalla - some of the ground floor vault remains
- north of Ballyalla Lake.
||Ballycastlen with Bryen mac mahon upon Donogh o
||Castletown - almost perfect, unroofed; of unusual
design compared to other castles and towerhouses in Co. Clare - 1/2
mile south of Spancilhill on main road to Tulla from Ennis.
||Ballymaslen with william neylan a quiet man
||Castletown (Doora) - site only, mound and some masonry
- east of Moyreisk (Quin).
||Belahinnin with Covia riogh
||Ballyhannon (also called Castlefergus) - perfect,
inhabited periodically - 1/2 mile northwest of Latoon.
||Danginbracke that in the erle of Thomonds hands
||Danganbrack - four walls standing, unusual high
gables - 1 mile east of Quin.
||Moughan with Mahowne mac covare
||Mooghaun - perfect; inhabited periodically - in
||Crappog with John mac Teig mac nemara servant to
||Knappogue - perfect; used as a tourist centre -
3 miles south of Quin.
||Rosseroe with ffynyn mac Loghlin
||Rossroe - almost perfect - close to the northeast
shore of Rossroe Lake.
||Kaylkissine with Donogh mac shanes sonnes uppon
Tirrelagh O bryen
||Kilkishen - was perfect until 1989 when south west
section collapsed - south of Kilkishen village.
||Karthwanywir with shane rioghes sonnes uppon the
||Cloonmore - (also called Carrowmeer) - site only
- close to Jasper's Bridge, 2 miles west of Quin.
||Danginibigin with Teig mac ne mara est mortmer
||Danganiviggan - almost perfect; large bawn and banquet
hall - in the grounds of Dangan House, north of Quin.
||Clwonye Mac gilleriogh
||Clooney - four walls standing, small low towerhouse
- beside Clooney graveyard.
||Corbaly with Rory mac Donogh
||Corbally - site only - 2 miles north of Quin.
||ffomorly with Tirrelagh o bryene
||Fomerla - one angle of the castle remains - 3 miles
southwest of Tulla.
||Lisseafyn the old Countes of Thomond viz Ellan butler
||Lissofin - one wall standing - 1 mile south of Tulla.
||Tiresiadagh with Tirrelagh o bryen
||Tyredagh - 3 walls; one wall almost to full height
- 2 miles northwest of Tulla.
||Garrowagh with Donill riogh
||Garruragh - in tolerable state of preservation -
1 mile east of Tulla
||ffertan with Conoghar mac Rory a pore man
||Fortane - 2 walls remain - 2 miles east of Tulla.
||Lisemighan with Teig mac loghlin upon Donill riogh
||Lissmeehan - some low walls remain; built on earlier
site - 2 miles east of Tulla.
||Ballinmolyn with Tirrelagh o bryene
||Milltown - was perfect until 1981 when the north
section colapsed - 1 1/2 miles west of Tulla.
||Bealenefirbarny with Tirrelagh mac Teig upon Tirrelagh
||O'Briens Castle - almost perfect - 3 miles southeast
||Dwne with Tirrelaghe o bryne
||Doonmulvihil - site only - 3 1/2 miles northeast
||Moinetallon with west mortmer viz John mac nemara
||Mountalon - site only - 2 miles northeast of Kilkishen
||Downe with west mortmer viz John mac nemara
||Doon - site only, close to Doon lake - 2 miles northwest
||Moyneoghenagh garded to the quenes use by the erle
||Drimmeen - site only, some cut stone on mound -
4 miles south of Bodyke.
||Ballynehinshy Donogh mac sida
||Ballinahinch - part of ground floor chamber survives
- 3 miles west of Bodyke
||Cowleriogh with Mahowne oig
||Coolreagh - site unknown, possibly at Coolreagh
House - 1 mile northeast of Bodyke.
||Cahir wrthily with John mac ne mara west mortmer
||Caherhurley - site only, some masonry - 1/2 mile
east of Bodyke.
||Cowleriogh with Donill mac sida
||Coolreagh beg - part of one wall survives with garderobe
- 1 mile north of Bodyke.
||Skarif with John ogradie a pore man
||Scarriff - site unknown.
||Castlenelogh with John mac ne mara west mortmer
||Castlelough (also called Caislean Ban) - four walls
standing; purchased recently with a view to renovation - on an island
close to the south shore of Lough Derg.
||Drohid with the barron of Inchiquin
||O'Briensbridge - site unknown
||Enagh with Donill mac mahon upon Tirrelagh o bryen
||Enagh - some low walls remain - 1 1/2 miles south
||Ballycwlynen with Donogh mac Donill upon Tirrelagh
||Ballycullen - in tolerable state of preservation,
later barracks added on - 2 miles north of Sixmilebridge.
||Downeassy kept by the erle of Ormond
||Doonasse (also called Elmhill or St. Johns) - three
walls remain -1 mile south of Clonlara.
||Cwylistaig with Donill mac Loghlin uppon tirrelagh
||Coollisteige - almost perfect - 1 mile north of
||Madmoro with Covea mac shain
||Newtown - three walls remain almost to full height
- 1 mile south of Clonlara.
||Ballimulcasshin Teig ultagh
||Ballymulcashel - perfect, inhabited - 2 miles north
||Ballyntley with Teig mac Donill upon the sherif
||Ballintlea - parts of 3 walls remain - 1 mile north
of Cratloe woods.
||Cretallagh with Teig mac ne mara est mortmer
||Cratloemore (also called Castle Donnell) - some
fragments of walls remaining - close to the banks of the River Shannon,
south of Cratloe.
||Caslen meale with John mac ne mara mac Teig upon
||Cratloe (also called Cratloemoyle) - almost perfect
- on the dual carriageway west of Limerick
||Keapagh with Donogh mac ne mara
||Cappagh - site only - 1 1/2 miles southwest of Sixmilebridge.
||*According to Frost, Ui M'Bloid was a generic name
for the districts of Ui Floinn, Gleann Omra, and Ui Toirdhealbhaigh,
an area which corresponds with the present Barony of Tula Lower.
||Bunratie garded by the erle of Ormond to the quenes
||Bunratty - restored and in use as a tourist centre
||Rossemonegher John O mulconry
||Rossmanagher - 4 walls standing - 1 1/2 miles north
||Cloynemoynegh [be] longing to Bunratie held by parcell
from the erle of Thomond
||Clonmoney - site only - 1 mile west of Bunratty.
||Drwymlein melaghlin mac gorman
||Drumline - 4 walls in good condition - 3 miles southeast
||Rathlahin with Donill mac sida manta
||Rathlaheen - 4 walls in good condition - 3 miles
west of Sixmilebridge.
||Ballyinegowin with Teig mac shain
||Smithstown - poor condition, one wall - close to
Shannon Industrial Estate.
||Urlon with Conoghor oig mac Clanchie a brehon
||Urlan (also called Urlanmore) - good condition,
later hall attached - 2 miles southwest of Newmarket-on-Fergus.
||Ballineclohie with Donill mac Clanchie a prest
||Stonehall - site only, mound of rubble and masonry
- 4 miles south of Newmarket-on-Fergus.
||Ballisallagh conoghor oig mac Clanchie a brehon
||Ballysalagh - site only - 1 1/2 miles west of Newmarket-on-Fergus.
||Ballinacragga - site only - 1 mile north of Newmarket-on-Fergus.
||Dromeolyn with Donogh mac moregh o bryene
||Dromoland - old towerhouse was taken down before
present castle was built - Dromoland.
||Rathmolan with Teig mac nemara est mortemer
||Rathfolan - large amounts of masonry on site - 1
mile northeast of Newmarket-on-Fergus.
||Ballycary with Donogh o bryene mac moregh
||Ballycar - site only; some carved stone in walls,
one round window head - 1 1/2 miles east of Newmarket-on-Fergus.
||The Ilands troghkiade
||The Islands Barony
||Cloynerawd garded to the quenes use by the erle
||Clonroad - site only - close to Knox's Bridge, Ennis.
||The Clare garded to the quenes use by the erle of
||Clarecastle - remaining tower in good condition
||Craigbryene mac gilleriogh
||Cragbrien - site only - 6 miles southwest of Ennis.
||Ballymecowde with Teig oig bakagh
||Ballymacooda - site only - 4 miles west of Ennis.
||ffinis with Bryene neforigne
||Feenish - site only - on an island in the Shannon
||Dangin with Teig mac conor o bryene
||Dangan (also called Dangan MacMahon), 4 walls, good
condition - 1/2 mile north of Ballynacally.
||Crovreghan with Teig mac conor o bryene
||Crovraghan - site only - 2 1/2 miles south of Ballynacally.
||Innish with Teig mac conor o bryene
||Inish - not identified, possible an island castle
in the Shannon.
||Innishmicowny with Teig mac conor o bryene
||Inishmacowney - site only; some cut stone, part
of carved ogee-headed window - on the island of Inishmacowney, east
||Cahirdacon with Teig mac conor o bryene
||Cahircon - site only - 3 1/2 miles south of Killadysert.
||Cloynedirgala with mac mahon up[on] Teig
||Clonderlaw - site only, mound - 2 1/2 miles north
||Dirrecrossan with Bryen mac mahon upon Teig mac
||Derrycrossan - site only, mound - 2 1/2 miles south
||Ballykitt with Tirrelagh mac mahon
||Ballykett - site only, mound - 2 miles north of
||Carrigcowle with Tirrelagh mac mahon
||Carrigaholt - good condition - Carrigaholt.
||Downesawan with Tirrelagh mac mahon
||Cloghansavaun - site only - 2 1/2 miles north of
||Downebeky with Tirrelagh mac mahon
||Doonlicka - site only, mound and some masonry -
3 1/2 miles southwest of Kilkee.
||Downebeig with Tirrelagh mac mahon
||Doonbeg - one wall standing - Doonbeg village.
||Kilkeyne with Colle mac swyne chief capten of the
galloglas of the country
||Kilkee - site only, mound - 1/2 mile northwest of
||Downemore nobody undertakes
||Doonmore - 4 walls, tolerable state, base partly
undermined by the sea - 1 mile north of Doonbeg.
||Cahir muroghowe Teig o bryene the sherif
||Cahermurphy - site entirely overgrown, one wall
standing in earthworks - 1 1/2 miles north of Kilmihil
||Downeogan with macorman upon Tirrelagh o bryen
||Doonogan - site only - 2 miles east of Mullagh.
||Tromere with Teig o bryene the sherif
||Tromroe - 4 walls, reasonable condition, base of
walls removed for building material - 2 1/2 miles west of Mullagh.
||Cahirrush with Tirrelagh o bryen
||Caherrush - site only, mound - 2 1/2 miles southwest
||May o brecan promised by the ward to be delivered
to the erle of ormond
||Moy - one wall standing - 2 miles south of Lahinch.
||Cahirvicfyne with Bryene o bryene an outlawe
||Cahirvicfyne - not identified.
||Inchiqin with Teig o bryene the sherif
||Inchiquin - an angle of towerhouse standing; later
banquet hall standing - 1 mile north west of Corofin - on shore of
||Ballycruteriogh with mahon o bryen upon the sherif
||Ballyportry - perfect, inhabitable - 1 mile northeast
||Tire mic bran with Donogh mac conoghor o bryen upon
||Tirvicbran - 3 walls standing - 1 1/2 miles west
||Kearowe duf with Ricard oig upon Donogh mac morogh
||Carrowduff - site only; some stone from castle on
site - 3 miles west of Corofin.
||Tilenowe with morogh mac Conor o bryen
||Tilenowe - not identified.
||Cahircrokran with moriertagh garrif upon sir Donill
||Cahercorcaun - site only - 1 1/2 miles southwest
||Dromefinglase Sir Donill obryens castell
||Cragmoher - part of ground floor remains and also
a small turret in an angle of the bawn wall - 1 1/2 miles south of
||Rath with Dermot Ro upon the sherif teig o bryenes
||Rath - one wall remains to full height on east shore
of Rath Lake - 2 miles south west of Corofin.
||Disert taken by the erle of Ormond from the bishop
of Kilaloes sones and delivered to the bishop o Da inheritor therof
||Dysert - perfect; now houses archaeological centre
and museum - 3 miles south of Corofin.
||Modowna with Teig mac Donogh upon Tirrelagh o bryen
||Magowna - part of one wall remains - 4 miles northwest
||Shalie kept per force from bryen Duf inheritor therof
won by the erle of Ormond and restored unto him.
||Shallee - one wall and part of vaulted ceiling remain
- 3 miles west of Ennis.
||Ballygrifie with Donogh o bryene mac morogh
||Ballygriffey - almost perfect - 3 1/2 miles northwest
||Ballyshareghan the barron of Inchiqin
||Portlecka - one low wall remains - in grounds of
Port House, Ruan.
||Liskanor with Sir Donill o bryen
||Liscannor - some walls remaining; much of this castle
fell in winter of 1995 - Liscannor.
||Inistiman with Sir Donill o bryen
||Ennistymon - castle was incorporated into later
house now 'The Falls Hotel' - Ennistymon.
||Glaine with Sir Donill o bryen
||Glen - part of one wall standing - 1 mile south
||Incheovehie with Sir Donill o bryen
||Inchovea - one wall and some vaults remain - 4 1/2
miles west of Corofin.
||Tullegh with Sir Donill o bryen
||Tullagha - part of an angle of the castle remains
- 5 miles northwest of Corofin.
||Ballyonegowin with Teig o bryen the sherif
||Smithstown - perfect; being renovated in the summer
of 1996 - 2 miles west of Kilfenora.
||Tullaghomor with Covea mac corman upon Teig o bryen
||Tullamore - site only - 3 miles north of Ennistymon.
||Cahirmenan with Morogh o bryen mac conor
||Caherminnaun - site only, mound and some cut stone
- 1 mile east of Kilfenora.
||Downgore with Sir Donill o bryen
||Doonnagore - perfect, recently restored. Inhabited
periodically, round castle - Doolin.
||Downevicfelim with Tirrelagh o bryen
||Doonmacfelim - ground floor remains, vaulted ceiling,
secret lock-up chamber within south wall - Doolin.
||Tomeleny with hugh mac clanchy upon Sir Donill o
||Toomullin - site not known, corbels and cut stone
in field-walls at Toomullin Doolin.
||Cnockfine with mac clanchy a brehon
||Knockfin - possible site at Knockfin Cross, 2 corbels
on site - Doolin.
||Ballinelakin with Sir Donill o bryen
||Ballinalackan - almost perfect - 2 1/2 miles northwest
||ffante Teig o bryen sherifs castell
||Fanta - site only, cut stone windows etc. on site
- 2 miles northwest of Kilfenora.
||Bellagh with morogh mac conoghor
||Ballagh - site only, on south shore of Lickeen Lake
- 3 1/2 miles northeast of Ennistymon.
||Lemeynnegh with Donogh mac moregh o bryen
||Lemeneagh - almost perfect; dated c.1460; Elizabethan
house added in 1648 - 3 1/2 miles east of Kilfenora.
||Bawnero with Tirrelagh Riogh upon Tirrelagh o bryen
||Binroe - site only, some cut stone remains - 4 miles
east of Lisdoonvarna.
||Gragan o Loghins castle
||Gragans - almost perfect; being renovated in 1996
- 3 miles south of Ballyvaughan.
||Glainesled Turrelagh boyes sonnes castle upon no
||Glenslade - part of one wall and part of bawn wall
remain - 3 1/2 miles northwest of Carron
||Cahirclogan with Tirrelagh o bryen
||Cahercloghan - built in a ringfort; part of ground
floor chamber and stairs remain - 2 miles northeast of Lisdoonvarna.
||Turlagh O Loghlins castell
||Turlough - site only, mound - 2 1/2 miles south
||Glainenagh with James Lench of Galway
||Gleninagh - perfect, unroofed - 3 miles west of
||Ballyveghan with the barron of Inchiqin*
||Ballyvaughan - site only, beside pier - Ballyvaughan.
||Ballymoreghowe with melaghlin cam upon Tirrelagh
||Ballymurhpy - site only, land has been cleared -
3 1/2 miles north of Kilfenora.
||Ballycashe with Rosse o loghlin upon the sherif
||Castletown - part of 2 walls remain - 1 mile south
||Glainecolumkilly o Loghlins castles
||Glencolumbkille - There were 2 castles called Glencolumbkille.
One is only a site and the other has the remains of one chamber of
the castle and a later hall - 2 1/2 miles and 3 miles east of Carron
||Kepaghe o Loghlins castles
||Cappagh - 2 walls and ground floor vault remain;
part of bawn also remains - 3 miles northeast of Carron.
||* Crossed out after no. 116 is: with melaghlin cam
upon Tirrelagh o bryen Inserted is : with the baron of Inchiquin.
In a later hand is written : Inclosure in 4 july 1570
||Inchiquin (Ui Fearmaic)
||Morihe with Tirrelagh o bryen
||Moyree - almost perfect; much of bawn remains -
2 1/2 miles northwest of Crusheen.
||Dirreowin with barron of Inchiqin
||Derryowen - part of 2 walls remain; quite a lot
of this castle collapsed in 1990 during a storm - 1 mile northwest
||Kearowe negowill the abbot sonnes
||Skaghard - 2 walls remain - 5 miles east of Carron.
||Castle Caly garded by the erle of ormond to the
||Castlebank - site only - 2 1/2 miles north of Limerick.
||The Inch garded by the erle of ormond to the quenes
||This could be Inch castle of which part of one wall
and a few steps of the spiral stairs remain - 2 1/2 miles southwest
of Ennis. It could also be a castle which once stood in Ennis where
the Old Ground Hotel now stands.