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Carrickfergus Castle is probably the best preserved medieval castle in Ireland. It was also the castle that was garrisoned for the longest period of time and was only handed over to civilian control in 1928.Built in 1177 by John de Courcy as his principal residence in Ireland after the invasion of Ulster.This castle has seen many battles and has been besieged in turn by Scots,Irish,English and French.The castle now houses historical and other displays which are open to the public.

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  • Copyright: Arthur Butcher (Kugart) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 265 W: 0 N: 536] (1778)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-04-20
  • Categories: Castles
  • Exposure: f/10.0, 1/400 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2013-11-06 2:04
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