Donegal Castle

Donegal Castle (HM1CVN)

Location: Jackson, Donegal 95642 County Donegal
Country: Ireland
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N 54° 39.294', W 8° 6.635'

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Built in 1474 by Hugh O'Donnell. Destroyed in 1595 by Red Hugh O'Donnell to prevent seizure by the British. Rebuilt circa 1614 by Sir Basil Brook.

[Top view drawing showing evolution of the castle in] 15th century, 17th century, Modern
Year Placed1985
Placed ByOPW National Parks & Monuments Service
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Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 8:57pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)29U E 557381 N 6056753
Decimal Degrees54.65490000, -8.11058333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 54° 39.294', W 8° 6.635'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds54° 39' 17.64" N, 8° 6' 38.10" W
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Area Code(s)209, 916
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1130-1198 Tirchonaill Street, Jackson Donegal 95642, IE
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