Historic Houses and Castles
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Beside Athlumney are the ruins of Athlumney castle which has a 17th century house attached.
In 1649 when Cromwell was attacking Drogheda, the Maguires who occupied the castle set fire to it to thwart Cromwell. Nearby are the ruins of a 14th century manorial church with triple belfry. In the vicinity there is a motte and bailey.