Thursday, November 6, 2014

Anbally Castle

The ruin of Anbally Castle County Galway is dated to the 15th Century.
The name translates from An-bhaile meaning "great town".
The Burke family name is the most associated with Anbally from the time of being built and for a considerable time after.
The castle was at some stage in the past called Tavenagh Castle.
The castle has a vaulted ceiling and the remains of a spiral staircase.

Access - The castle is located a short drive from the N17, you will have to cross a couple of fields to get up close to the ruin.
Visiting the castle in the summer months is recommend as the surrounding land is prone to flooding in the winter from the nearby Turlough river.