Killeen Castle -- Caisleán a' Chillín

Killeen, Castlegar, Co. Galway

Dates from the fifteenth century, built by Redmond Burke in 1493. Built description:  small tower house with 19th century extension as well as a stone extension and alterations built in 1990.

Architect: Marta Cristina Ceccarelli

Main Contractor: The OldBuilders Company :

Sub contractor:  Other Sub Contractors: 

Removal of 1990's cementitious thin flat stonework to battlements, and recreating a typical 15th century configuration, with Alure walkway and gabled roof and other structural elements.  External Lime pointing (much debated), interior acrylic paint removals, preservation of daub and wattle plaster remnants to domed ceilings, lime plastering walls, repairs and new works. Installing corbeled beamed floors to 2nd floor.  Truss beamed ceiling/roof to top floor.

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BEFORE RESTORATION



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RESTORATION IN PROGRESS



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THE COMPLETED RESTORATION IS SHOWN BELOW



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