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Carrigaphooca Castle
MacroomCo. Cork
CastleHistoric house
Carrigaphooca Castle is situated on the outcrop of rock called The Friary Rock in Macroom, County Cork. It is a 16th century tower of 4 storeys below a vaulted roof and turrets on opposing corners at the top.

Carrigaphooca Castle is a ruined four story tower house which was built by Dermot Mor MacCarthy sometime between 1436 and 1451. It undertook major restoration during the 1970’s when a staircase was added to allow better access.

It is said to be one of the most haunted castles in Ireland and has a stone circle two fields to the east of the castle.

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