Malahide Castle

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Malahide Castle lies, with over 260 acres (1.1 km2) of remaining estate parkland, close to the village of Malahide, 14 km north of Dublin in Ireland.

The estate began in 1185, when Richard Talbot, a knight who accompanied England’s King, Henry II to Ireland in 1174, was granted the “lands and harbour of Malahide”. The oldest parts of the castle date back to the 12th century and it was home to the Talbot family for 791 years.

As befits the oldest inhabited castle in Ireland, Malahide Castle has many ghostly traditions. Many historic castles and houses have one ghost, some have two or three, but Malahide Castle has five. 😀

This card came from Monika who lives in Dublin. 🙂

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