Grana Uaile’s Castle, Clare Island

View of Grace O'Malley’s castle on Clare Island. The tower is in the centre of the image, with the sea to the left and the island extending to the right and in the background. A figure is visible immediately to the right of the castle.

Inscribed in Image

  • Caption outside of boundaries of image – Grana Uaile’s Castle, Clare Island.

Image Details

Genre Landscape
Technique Wood engravings
Subject(s) Antiquities and archaeological sites, Architecture, Forts and fortifications
Geographical Location
  • Grainne Uaile's Castle - Castle
  • Clare Island, Co. Mayo - Island
  • Mayo - County
  • Connaught - Province
Keywords(s) Archaeological sites, Beaches, Castles, Islands, Mountains, Ruins, Seas
Colour Monochrome
Dimensions 7.7 cm x 5.1 cm
Published / created 1839

Bibliographical Details

Travel Account A tour in Connaught
Note Although this image is unsigned it is likely to have been engraved by J.A. Wheeler, whose name appears on seven of the eight illustrations in Caesar Otway's A tour in Connaught.
Print or manuscript Print
Location of image in copy opp p. 298
Source copy National Library of Ireland J 91412
Alternative source

This is a link to a digital copy hosted by an external website.
Rights Courtesy of the National Library of Ireland
Grana Uaile’s Castle, Clare Island