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August Blog Post 2023

Exploring the Enigmatic Ruins of Moydrum Castle: A Tale of Elegance, Upheaval, and Endurance

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Exploring the Enigmatic Ruins of Moydrum Castle: A Tale of Elegance, Upheaval, and Endurance

Moydrum Castle, though now in ruins, was once a testament to grandeur. With a history dating back to the 1750s, this stately mansion was the residence of the Handcock family, and later the Lords Castlemaine. Imagine the elegance that once graced its halls—opulent dining rooms adorned with aristocratic portraits, ladies strolling through exquisite gardens, and echoes of bicycle races along its grand driveway. Such were the scenes of a bygone era captured in an important album housed at the National Library of Ireland—a tangible link to the past.

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