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Temple House, Co. Sligo – Atlantic Stronghold of Knights Templar

Photographs by James Fennell. Deep in the heart of north western Ireland there stands a sumptuous Victorian mansion possessed of a powerful sense of history stretching back to the 13th century. The Knights Templar built their most westerly European stronghold on this site in County Sligo in 1216. Over the following centuries, the castle witnessed […]
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