DiCamillo Companion
Ireland

Dunsany Castle

  • House & Family History: St. Oliver Plunkett, the Catholic Archbishop of Armagh, was hanged, drawn, and quartered in London on July 11, 1681; he was canonized in 1975.

    Collections: The famous pieces (watch, ring and cross) of St. Oliver Plunkett, Catholic Archbishop of Armagh, are in the collection of Dunsany.

  • Architect: James Shiel

    Designed: Library and Dining Room

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  • Country Life: CXLIX, 1296, 1364, 1971.

  • Title: Great Irish Houses and Castles
    Author: O'Brien, Jacqueline; Guinness, Desmond
    Year Published: 1992
    Publisher: New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
    ISBN: 0810933659
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Unknown

    Park Listed: Unknown

  • "Braveheart" (1995).
  • Seat of: Randal Plunkett, 21st Baron of Dunsany.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: Unknown

    Historic Houses Member: No