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Ballinacarriga Castle
Native name Béal na Carraige
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Ballinacarriga Castle
Location Dunmanway, County Cork, Ireland
Built c. 1585
National Monument of Ireland
Reference no. 425

Ballinacarriga Castle (Béal na Carraige in Irish, meaning Mouth of the Rock) is a 16th-century tower house located in the village of Ballinacarriga, about 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) from the town of Dunmanway and 7.5 kilometres (4.7 mi) from the village of Ballineen. There is also a school nearby.

Sheela Na Gig

The castle has a Sheela Na Gig on the eastern side, roughly at the half way point.

Sheela Na Gig on Ballinacarriga Castle
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