The Browne Family

Castlemacgarretold was once the ancestral home of the Browne Family .When this house became unsafe, due to a large fire in 1694, Geoffrey Browne and his wife Mary Prendergast built the new house now known as Castlemacgarret Nursing Home. Large quantities of the beech trees planted by Geoffrey 300 years ago can still be seen around the old estate today. There are also traces of a watermill situated on the banks of the River Robe, near ...

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