Lemanaghan Castle, Co. Offaly

Lemanaghan Castle, County Offaly, in August 1987, the remains of…
Castle hunting can lead down many blind alleys, especially in the days before the internet. One had no idea what was likely to be found. In this case, it was a small stack of stones, that originally made up the SW corner of the castle. Located behind a ruined national school. 
The castle had been demolished 30 years, prior to our visit, in 1959. Before that it had been described as being 3 stories in height. There also had been a, now lost, sheela na gig, on the site in 1870.