Exterior of Farney Castle

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Jim Cole, Photographer / Alamy Stock Photo
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Farney Castle is the home and design studio and retail outlet of Irish International Designer Cyril Cullen and it is the only Round Tower in Ireland occupied as a family home The first castle was built at Farney in 1185 and this would have been a timbered structure The present round tower was built in 1495 by Thomas Butler 7th Earl of Ormond and it was part of a defensive system created by the Butlers to protect their land in Tipperary
Location: County Tipperary, Ireland