Trim Castle is the largest Norman castle in Ireland of which we have many. Winner of a Europa Nostra restoration award. These great stone castles are potent symbols of the Norman occupation of Ireland. Trim was built during the late 12th and 13th centuries. Built by Hugh de Lacy and his son Walter it overlooks the Boyne(diverted to fill a moat) in a strategic position. Walk around the walls and tour the keep. Hear about treachery, wife-stealing and invasion. The movie Braveheart was shot…
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DELVIN CASTLE Delvin Castle is said to have been built about 1180 by Hugh de Lacy for his brother-in-law, Gilbert de Nugent. However the building was probably not begun until the 13th century. It was originally a square building with four round corner towers and a gabled roof. Only the western half remains.
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