Submission Strategies

The Irish Submissions to Richard II, 1395


Ballykean, Co. Offaly

Associated People

Art O'Dempsey


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How was it located?

Per O'Donovan, the wooden house on this moated site at Ballykean was rumored to have been the O’Dempsey lordly residence prior to the nearby tower house’s construction.

Sources and Further Reading

Site record for OF026-014----, derived from the Archaeological Inventory of County Offaly (Dublin: Stationery Office, 1997).

John O'Donovan, Ordnance Survey Letters: King's County, Volume 1, 2.


Margaret K. Smith