New Castle or Greencastle
History of New Castle
New Castle (also known as Greencastle or Northburgh Castle) was a Norman castle built in 1305 by the de Burgh family, the Earls of Ulster. Around 1333 the de Burgh family lost power and New Castle became an Ó Dochartaigh stronghold for over three centuries following. O'Clery mentions a group of Ó Dochartaighs living at New Castle in the mid-1600s.
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Other Resources to Check out
Greencastle on Wikipedia.
The archaeological site at Greencastle in Eleven Ballyboes Townland consists of the castle (National Monument Service RMP# DG022-003----), it's upper ward (RMP# DG022-003001-), and bawn (RMP# DG022-003001-). View more information at Historic Environment Viewer and County Donegal.
Physical Location: 7 The Fort Holiday Homes, Eleven Ballyboes, Greencastle, Co. Donegal, Ireland