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A 1570 List of Castles in County Clare by Martin Breen


1. Hamilton, Hans Claude (ed.), Calendar of the State Papers relating to Ireland of the reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary and Elizabeth, 1509-1575, London 1860, p.433.

2. Twigge, R.W., "Edward White's Description of Thomond in 1574", Journal of the North Munster Archaeological Society, Vol. I, no. 2 (1910), pp.75-85.

3. Frost, James, The History and Topography of the County of Clare. London. pp.243-245.

4. Twigge, op. cit., p.76.

5. Westropp, T.J., "Notes on the Lesser Castles or 'Peel Towers' of the County Clare," Proc. Roy. Irish Acad., (1899), pp348-365.

6. Maxwell, Constantina. (ed.), Irish History from Contemporary Sources, 1509-1610. London 1923, p.94.

7. Twigge, op. cit., p.75.

8. Very Rev. P. White, History of Clare and the Dalcassian Clans of Tipperary, Limerick and Galway, (Reprint Cork 1973), pp 394-397.

9. Twigge, op. cit., p.75.

10. Hogan, Edmund, The Description of Ireland and the State thereof as it is at this present in Anno 1598, London 1878, pp.124-130.

11. S.P.I. Elizabeth, vol. xlv, 35,1.


1570 List of Castles