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I had to trek along the tractor lanes to get a clear view of the castle tower and the rapeseed fields in the foreground , and was presented with this view.
History
The most recent phase of activity at that Cúchulainn's Castle occurred in the late 18th century when a curving driveway was cut into the southern side of the mound. This gave access to the summit and facilitated the construction of the tower and ancillary buildings that now dominate the summit. Built in 1780 by a local merchant, Patrick Byrne, of Castletown, the tower is the finest example in north Louth of Gothic revivalism. When coupled with the landscaping of the mound and surrounding banks with beech and sycamore, it created the evocative setting that still endures today.

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