Cahir Castle, Ireland

Cahir Castle, initial construction began in the 12th century, much of its construction dates to the 13th century and later, County Tipperary, Ireland

Additional resources

More on Cahir Castle from Heritage Ireland

Tadhg O’Keeffe, Medieval Irish Buildings, 1100–1600 (Ireland: Four Courts Press, 2015).

Clare Downham, Medieval Ireland (United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 2017).

Smarthistory images for teaching and learning:

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Cite this page as: Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Cahir Castle, Ireland," in Smarthistory, November 14, 2022, accessed April 20, 2024,