Collection: Our Own Place Photographic Project >> Cuchullain's Mount [graphic]
|Main Creator:||Casey, Sean FIPF, photographer|
Cuchullain's Mount; Dundalgan motte reputed birthplace of Cuchullain and known locally as Cuchullains Castle or Mount. Situated at Mount Avenue approximately 1/2 mile from town centre. In its present state is a Norman motte originally with bailey ,since destroyed. The ruin on top was a castellated house built by Patrick (The Pirate)Byrne in 1780 for his grand nephew Henry Bryne. This house contained the original Co. Louth Archaeological Society museum between 1911 and 1922 when it was burned down..
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25 Sept 1993
Project sponsored by RTÉ and Fuji Photo Film (Ireland) Ltd.
Film number: 4 ; frame number: 5
Old Dundalk Society
Photograph taken at 10.15.
Physical description: 1 photograph ; 15 x 10cm.
Geographic Coverage: Dundalk, Co. Louth, Province of Leinster, Ireland.
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|OOP_4/5||NPA Reading Room - Appt. only||Photos|
Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland.