another crumbling example of Ireland's forgotten history
There's another one below Galway; possibly to keep the Spanish out?
Some are simply protected watchtowers where bonfires were to be lit if an enemy fleet was seen lurking around the coast. The ringed structure on the top was for the timber
Here's a link to this photo. Just copy and paste!
Here is direct link of this photo
Copy and paste the code below (HTML):
Copy and paste the code below (BBCode):
[URL=https://www.arrse.co.uk/community/gallery/photos/martello-tower-donabate-co-dublin.6904/]Martello Tower, Donabate, Co Dublin[/URL] by [URL=https://www.arrse.co.uk/community/gallery/authors/thespecialone.12089/]TheSpecialOne[/URL] on Army Rumour Service
Separate names with a comma.