Craig Owhny Castle in the County of Tipperary

Artist(s) : Thomas Dineley (Draughtsman)

View of what the author calls Craigh Owhny or Cragg Owhny Castle, in Co. Tipperary. The tower house and adjacent buildings stand on top of a cliff, encircled by walls. A brook is in the foreground. The image is within a circular frame.

Inscribed in Image

  • Caption within boundaries of image – Craig Owhny Castle in the County of Tipperary
  • Text within boundaries of image – A brook with the best Trouts

Image Details

Genre Landscape
Technique Pen and ink drawings
Subject(s) Antiquities and archaeological sites, Architecture
Geographical Location
  • Cragg Castle - Castle
  • Tipperary - County
  • Munster - Province
Keywords(s) Archaeological sites, Birds, Buildings, Castles, Hills, Towers, Trees
Colour Monochrome
Dimensions 9.5 cm x 9.5 cm
Published / created 1681

Bibliographical Details

Travel Account Observations in a Voyage through the Kingdom of Ireland
Print or manuscript Manuscript
Location of image in copy p. 210
Source copy National Library of Ireland MS 392
Rights Courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

Related text from travel account

From Carickenlish to Craigh owhny or Cragg Owhny, in the county Palatine of Tipperary is 6 miles.
Cragg Owhny anglice Rock Owhny (the Principall seat belonging anciently to the Riians whose monument and Inscripction I have touched off in Abby Owhny) Now in the Hands of Richard Lee Esquire [pp. 210-211]
Craig Owhny Castle in the County of Tipperary