The heart of Gaelic Ireland


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The Morris Family

The Morris Family The Morris family have been involved in the affairs of Galway since 1485, and are one oof the Tribes of Galway by virtue of having supplied numerous Mayors & Sheriffs to the city. They had seats in Galway city and in Spiddal.

Aughalard Castle Aughalard Castle

Aughalard Castle on the Mayo border, as seen in 1835.

Aughnanure Castle Aughnanure Castle

Aughnanure Castle at Oughterard, pictured in 1840.

Athenry Castle Athenry Castle

Athenry Castle, known as Bermingham Court, pictured in 1792.

Blakes Castle Blakes Castle

An early 19th century sketch of Blakes Castle in Galway town.

Annaghdown Castle Annaghdown Castle

Annaghdown castle on the shores of Lough Corrib, as seen in 1850.

Dunamon Castle Dunamon Castle

Dunamon Castle by the river Suck on the Roscommon border, pictured in 1794.

Fiddaun Castle Fiddaun Castle

A sketch of Fiddaun Castle, near the Clare border.

Hags Castle Hags Castle

Hags Castle on Lough Mask, believed to be the oldest pre-Norman castle in Ireland.

Derryhiveny Castle DerryhivenyCastle

Derryhiveny Castle in East Galway, as visualised intact.

Annaghkeen Castle Annaghkeen Castle

Annaghkeen Castle on the Lakeshore, sketched in 1850.

All these photographs are copyright © Patrick Larkin March 2000.

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