According to the 19th century Gaelic scholar John O'Donovan, the castle was built by Eoghan Mantach Ó hEidhin in the early 16th century. It was occupied by Fiacha Ó hEidhin towards the end of the 16th century. This towerhouse is believed to have been built on or close to the site of Dúrlas Guaire the main residence of Guaire Aidni mac Colmáin, the 7th-century king of Uí Fhiachrach Aidni and Connacht. 
Dunguaire Castle was used as a filming location for the Scottish castle home of the main character in the 1979 film North Sea Hijack.
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Dunguaire Castle

According to the 19th century Gaelic scholar John O'Donovan, the castle was built by Eoghan Mantach Ó hEidhin in the early 16th century. It was occupied by Fiacha Ó hEidhin towards the end of the 16th century. This towerhouse is believed to have been built on or close to the site of Dúrlas Guaire the main residence of Guaire Aidni mac Colmáin, the 7th-century king of Uí Fhiachrach Aidni and Connacht. Dunguaire Castle was used as a filming location for the Scottish castle home of the main character in the 1979 film North Sea Hijack.

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