Castlelyons

Castlelyons (Cashlean ui Liathain), 9.6km South East from Fermoy, is a quiet rural village. The original Castlelyons Castle, over one acre in extent, was built here by the great O'Liathain Clan in 1010, but later passed into the hands of the Norman deBarry family, until it was destroyed by fire in 1790. Castlelyons is the birthplace of Thomas Kent, a Republican hero of the 1916 Rising, and a signatory of the Proclamation of Independence. East of Castlelyons in the direction of Tallow is Conna Castle built in 1560 by Thomas Ruadh Fitzgerald. Every June it is the scene of an musical concert and barbecue.

 Activities in Castlelyons

Game Fishing
Ballyvolane House Blackwater Salmon Fishery Fishing Holidays

Pitch And Put
Castlelyons Pitch And Putt Club

 


 
 
 
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