Warrenpoint Castle Framed Art Print

Framed Art Print

Warrenpoint Castle

by Stephen Maxwell

Choose from a variety of frame styles, colors and sizes to complement your favorite Society6 gallery, or fine art print - made ready to hang. Fine-crafted from solid woods, premium shatterproof acrylic protects the face of the art print, while an acid free dust cover on the back provides a custom finish. All framed art prints include wall hanging hardware.


A castle was built here in 1212 by Hugh de Lacey and is situated on a small island in the Newry River just before it becomes Carlingford Lough. It was strategically placed at the narrowest point to prevent foreign/undesirable craft from proceeding further up the river to Newry town. It was originally called Caol Castle, prior to it being built The Danes had established a station at Narrowwater in 790 AD from whence they carried out raids on the nearby territory and on religious establishments such as Killeavy. The Vikings remained here until the mid-tenth century when they were beaten and driven out by Murray McNeill. The castle was rebuilt in 1560.

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