Photobooks of 2017 - Exploring Ireland's Castles by Tarquin Blake A visual tour of Anglo-Norman fortresses, medieval towers, fortified houses and the neo-Gothic piles of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Sun 31 Dec 2017 Mallow Castle, County Cork. All photographs: Tarquin Blake Kanturk Castle, County Cork. View of tower house from south; Blarney Castle, County Cork View into the family room (lower) and the great hall above. The dividing timber floor is no longer present. Blarney Castle, County Cork View to tower house entrance, Blarney Castle, County Cork Dunluce Castle, County Antrim. Aerial view from north. Dunluce Castle, County Antrim. Dunluce Castle, County Antrim. View of Jacobean mansion from north. Ashford Castle, County Mayo. Aerial view from north. Cahir Castle, County Tipperary. Charleville Forest Castle, County Offaly. The first-floor saloon. Exploring Ireland’s Castles By Tarquin Blake is published by Collins Press.