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Garbally Castle ~   Mountbellew
 
 
Garbally Castle, in the parish of Skehana, County Galway, was a 15th century tower house of the O'Kelly clan.

It was build in 1499 by Malachy O'Kelly, later demolished by the troops of Oliver Cromwell and never repaired after that.

Initially the castle was destroyed by MacWilliam De Burgo in 1504, however Samuel Lewis 1832 notes that it was "partially destroyed by Cromwell" along with the nearby castle of Clooncureen in the 17th century.
 

Garbally Castle Skehana County Galway
 
The building is now in ruins with only the NE section remaining.
 
 
 

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