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Dysart Castle

  • Vicinity: S of Thomastown
  • Type: British Isles Tower House
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

Dysart Castle is an Irish tower house ruin located just south of Thomastown in County Kilkenny, Ireland. - AsNotedIn

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1418/00/00 One of the oldest vellum Irish manuscripts found, An Leabhar Breac - The Speckled Book, written in 1418, notes that Dysart Castle is occupied by monks and who are tired of eating salmon because it was so abundant in the river. Salmon
1685/03/12 Bishop George Berkeley Born George Berkeley is born at Dysart Castle, near Thomastown, County Kilkenny, Ireland, the eldest son of William Berkeley.

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Particulars for Dysart Castle:
Area of Significance Architecture
Fortified dwelling British Isles Tower House
Sight Category Building
Category for Historic Use Defense
Era Medieval Europe
Disposition Ruin

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