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Castletown and its History

CASTLETOWN, a parish, in the Barony of Coonagh, Diocese of Cashel and Emly and County of Limerick. Situated on the road from Doon to Tipperary.
This place derives its name from an ancient castle built by one of the O'Hurleys in the 14th century, and of which there are still some ruins. Close to the castle ruins are the remains of the old parish church.

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