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Ross Castle - Killarney Ireland
Ireland

The Ross Castle was built in late 15th century to be a home of the O' Donoghue clan in the shore of Lough Leane, where today is the Killarney National Park. This castle is a typical sample of strongholds of Irish Chiftains of midle ages.

There is a legend that O’Donoghue leaped or was sucked out of the window of the grand chamber at the top of the castle and disappeared into the waters of the lake along with his horse, his table and his library. It is said that O’Donoghue now lives in a great palace at the bottom of the lake where he keeps a close eye on everything that he sees.

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