Terryland Castle was in the Parish of Castlegar, County Galway for a time, and in just one of a list of Castlegar Castles.

  • Built in the 13th Century by the De Burghs.
  • He moved to his new Castle in Castlegar Village after the head was removed from his son.
  • Destroyed by fire in 1961.
  • This Castle is close to the Quincentennial Brigde ( 30 metres /97 feet North at closest point) and the Terryland or Sandy River.
  • 62 metres (203 feet) East of the River Corrib.
  • As the crow flies; 1.18 kilometres (0.73 miles) North West of Eyre Square.
  • Access for directions is by the Dyke Road at 53.283503 , -9.057794 walking from this point (see map).
  • See Dynamic map in a new window.
  • This structure has been renovated and preserved to some degree.
  • Nearby is the Old Terryland Water Works at 53.283552 and -9.057439.

Terryland Castle

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The Photo above shows the Quincentennial bridge on the left, so this is the South facing side of the Caslte.

another view

^Some rights reserved. Mark Grealish

We'll provide a KLM of this site over the weekend.