28 July-Shankill Castle

Shankill Castle Paulstown on the Carlow/Kilkenny border was rebuilt and set in formal landscape around 1708. Three trees in the grounds are listed in the Tree Registry of Ireland. It was once the home of the Toler-Aylward family. It is now the home of the artist Elizabeth Cope. Hector Toler-Aylward who was Justice of the Peace for Kilkenny died in 1918 On This Day.

Shankill Castle photo

Photo by Irish Typepad