DiCamillo Companion
Ireland

Luggala (Luggala Castle) (Luggala House)

  • House & Family History: Luggala was famously called "the most decorative honey pot in Ireland" and hosted legions of the great, the good, and the famous, including Lucian Freud, Anjelica Huston, and Bono (of U2).

    Collections: Selected items were auctioned at Luggala House on May 2, 2006.

  • House Listed: Unknown

    Park Listed: Unknown

  • "Zardoz" (1974). "Excalibur" (1981 - using Lough Tay lake on the edge of the estate). "Braveheart" (1995 - using the estate). "Animal Farm" (1999 - TV, using the estate). "King Arthur" (2004). "Vikings" (2013 - TV series).
  • Seat of: Garech Browne, a member of the Guinness family, who have been here since the early 20th century.

    Past Seat of: La Touche family, 18th century. Oonagh, Lady Oranmore and Browne, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No