This development is a direct result of the efforts and perseverance of Currow native, Robert ‘Rob’ McGuire.
Rob holds an MA degree in buildings archaeology, with a special interest in medieval castles and, in particular, Castleisland Castle.
Through years of laborious but rewarding research he discovered that various phases of the castle building took place on the site from the 13th to the 17th century.
As part of the current phase of the development of the castle, Rob and his Castle of the Island committee published a comprehensive report in brochure form on its history which he built up from various documents, drawings and reports down through the centuries.
The Maine Valley Post has three copies of the brochure to give away to readers in a ‘like and share’ scramble on our
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