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ylw-text.gif Dunguaire Castle (on Galway Bay) was built by the Hynes Clan in 1520. However, their association with the site goes back to 662 AD when Guaire, King of Connaught, who was an ancestor of the 15th century Clan, ruled the kingdom from an earthwork Rath close to the site of the present Castle. The information above, as well as much more details, can be found on the following web site: http://www.shannonheritage.com/DunguaireCastle/index.html. Additional info can be found here: http://www.hynes.net/castles.html

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Caption-Abstract: Dunguaire Castle (on Galway Bay) was built by the Hynes Clan in 1520. However, their association with the site goes back to 662 AD when Guaire, King of Connaught, who was an ancestor of the 15th century Clan, ruled the kingdom from an earthwork Rath close to the site of the present Castle. The information above, as well as much more details, can be found on the following web site: http://www.shannonheritage.com/DunguaireCastle/index.html. Additional info can be found here: http://www.hynes.net/castles.html
By-line: Dan Heller
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Province-State: Munster
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Location: Munster, Ireland
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