Historische Häuser und Burgen

Castle McGrath

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Pettigo, Donegal, Republic of Ireland

Pettigo is also the home of the Clan McGrath, with the ruins of the castle lying a quarter of a mile outside the village in a picturesque setting, by the shores of Lough Eme.

Castle McGrath was built in the 1600’s and was home to Bishop Miler McGrath. The castle was besieged and captured during the 1641 rebellion and abandoned soon after.

There was escape tunnel from the castle to the Belaut River.