Dunluce Castle N.Ireland by GLENN MILES

Dunluce Castle N.Ireland

Dunluce Castle (Irish for Dun' Libhse) is situated on the north Antrim coast of N.Ireland. It is now a ruined medieval castle. The site was an important one for Vikings and early Christians due to the steep-sided cliffs which surround the castle. The first castle was built here in the 13th century by Richard Og De Burgh who was the second earl of Ulster. It was first owned by the Mc Quillians in 1513 and was displaced by the MacDonalds in the late 13th Century after losing two major battles. There are many legends and stories written about Dunluce castle for those who are interested in finding out more about this historic site.