Modern Sights and Monuments

Defence Line Shannon

Several fortifications were built in Napoleonic times along the course of the Shannon to prepare against an expected French invasion. Though about 140 Martello Towers were constructed around the Irish coastline, the one at Banagher (above) is a rare inland one.

Below: Powder magazine, Banagher.

Far below: Shannonbridge bridge and barracks (the artillery fort is behind it and slightly to the right)

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