On the night of March 9th 1921, Millstreet IRA Battalion Column were involved in the burning and destruction of the 16th century Dromagh Castle, which was being prepared for occupation by Auxiliaries.
The castle was previously the seat of the O’Keeffe Clan who ruled the area.
Read about more of the activities at the time.
- Dromagh Castle on Google Maps:
- O’Keeffe Clan: Dromagh Castle
- A series of photos of Dromagh Castle from RenaissanceFestival.com
— Tom Corbett (TMC) (@Tommy1TMC) March 9, 2016
Anyone have a castle named after them? Clan O'Keefe castle, Dromagh Ireland. pic.twitter.com/cHJscCaJCK
— Bernie O'Keefe (@Bokeefe1Keefe) September 13, 2017