Parke's Castle

Parke’s Castle is a plantation era castle situated on the banks of Lough Gill, in , . Originally an earlier fifteenth-century O'Rourke castle, it came into the possession of Sir Roger Parke, who, by 1628, had completed his fortified manor house at the centre of the older Gaelic castle.

Landmarks in the Area

"The Lake Isle of Innisfree" is a twelve-line poem comprising three quatrains, written by William Butler Yeats in 1888 and first published in the National Observer in 1890. is situated 2½ km southwest of Parke's Castle.

Archaeological site
Magheraghanrush Court Tomb is a court cairn and National Monument located in , . is situated 3½ km northwest of Parke's Castle. Photo: NiallPFlynn, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is situated 3½ km west of Parke's Castle. Photo: Magnumlady, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Dromahair is a village in , . Dromahair is 10 km from and 17 km from town. is situated 4½ km southeast of Parke's Castle.

Ballintogher is a village in , . is situated 7 km south of Parke's Castle. Photo: Kenneth Allen, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Sligo is a coastal seaport and the county town of , , within the western province of Connacht. is situated 9 km west of Parke's Castle. Photo: Gerd Eichmann, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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