If you love ruin photography as much as I do, you’ll want to check this gentleman out. He’s been published in tour guides, so impressive is his work!

http://www.hypersmash.com

Ed Mooney Photography

Grange Castle 1

Moving on to the last of my visits to the many De Bermingham strongholds which are scattered along the Kildare/Offaly border. There are a number of castles and a monastery still in existence in the Kildare and Offaly area, some of which I have posted previously. Carbury Castle and Teampall Do-Ath , Grange Castle,  Mac Feorais Castle,  Priory of De Laude Dei and Carrick Church are in County Kildare, while Blundell Castle, Kinnefad Castle, Monasteroris Medieval Church & Graveyard and Monasteroris Friary & Castro Petre are in County Offaly. Grange Castle is probably the most modern of all the De Bermingham associated sites I have explored to date. Built in 1460Ad, this 15th century Towerhouse is quite remarkable. Over the years there have been many changes and alterations to the castle.Some of its most striking features include its ornate battlements and Jacobean chimneys which are said…

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Written by The Twilit Lens

Freelance photographer and ponderer of the unusual. I welcome the presence of mystery and the unknown. Wonder is not absent from the universe, and there is still room for the child in those who haven't yet allowed their hearts to wither to dust.

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