Ballynahow Castle, Co. Tipperary

Ballynahow Castle, County Tipperary, in 1987.
This fine example of a cylindrical tower house became an Irish National Monument in 1930.
A Purcell stronghold, dating from the sixteenth century, it is 5 stories high.
It has what has been described as a well designed system of shot holes, 28 in total.
A well documented tower house, full of interesting details.