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Fortifications in the Shannon Estuary and Galway Bay by Paul M. Kerrigan


Fortifications in the Shannon Estuary and Galway Bay

Kilcredaun Point Battery
Doonaha Battery
Scattery Island Battery
Tarbert Island Battery
Kilkerin Point Battery
Corran Point Battery
Foynes Island Battery
Clare Castle
Limerick Castle

Fortifications in Galway Bay

Finavarra Tower and Battery
Aughinish Tower and Battery
Rosaveel Tower



The text and illustrations given here were taken from ‘Castles and fortifications in Ireland 1485-1945’ by Paul M. Kerrigan (The Collins Press, 1995), pp. 204-214. We are grateful to Mr Kerrigan for giving us permission to reproduce this material.
This online publication is a National Digitisation Strategy Phase Two Project


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