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List of windmills in Ireland

This is a list of windmills in Ireland , divided into the thirty-two counties that make up the island.

CONTENTS

Locations [ edit ]

Cork [ edit ]

Location. Name of mill and coordinate Type Maps First mentioned or built Last mentioned or deceased Photo
Cork Bruce College tower Late 18th and early 19th century [1] Truncated and transformed
Drinagh Pumping windmill. Destroyed by fire on October 26, 1856. [2]

Donegol [ edit ]

Location. Name of mill and coordinate Type Maps First mentioned or built Last mentioned or deceased Photo
Murlough Ballindraith Mill [3] Tower Mill 1874 [4]

Down [ edit ]

Dublin [ edit ]

Galway [ edit ]

Location. Name of mill and coordinate Type Maps First mentioned or built Last mentioned or deceased Photo
Carrowreagh East Carrowreagh Windmill Tower Mid 18th century[10].
Castlegar, County Galway Castlegar Windmill Tower C.1750 [11]
Kinvara Kinvara Windmill Tower 1839 г. Late 18th century [12]
Newtowneyre Newtowneyre Windmill Tower C.1780 [13]
Tuam Golden Cave Crescent Windmill Tower Mid 18th century[14]

Kerry [ edit ]

Kilkenny [ edit ]

Laois [ edit ]

Location. Name of mill and coordinate Type Maps First mentioned or built Last mentioned or deceased Photo
Capard Capard’s Windmill Tower 1840 [15]

Limerick [ edit ]

Location. Name of mill and coordinate Type Maps First mentioned or built Last mentioned or deceased Photo
Limerick Windmill Street Mill Tower Late 18th century[16]. Burned on November 15, 1814, tower demolished about 1915. [16]
Limerick Ennis Road Mill Destroyed in 1811. [16]
Limerick Ballinacurra Mill. Tower 1800 [16] Works in 1849. [16]
Shannongrove Shannongrove Windmill Tower 1735 [17]

Londonderry [ edit ]

Longford [ edit ]

Location. Name of mill and coordinate Type Maps First mentioned or built Last mentioned or deceased Photo
Elfit Elfit Windmill Tower circa 1770. [20]
Lanesborough Windmill knocking Tower circa 1750. [21]

Laut [ edit ]

Meath [ edit ]

Monaghan [ edit ]

Offaly [ edit ]

Roscommon [ edit ]

Waterford [ edit ]

Location. Name of mill and coordinate Type Maps First mentioned or built Last mentioned or deceased Photo
Ballinvella Ballinvella Mill [32] Tower [32] World of Windmills
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Wexford [ edit ]

Maps [ edit ]

  • Louth’s 1778 map by Taylor and Skinner.
  • Ordnance Survey 1836
  • Ordnance Survey 1830.

Notes [ edit ]

Mills in bold are still standing, known dates of construction in bold . Text in italics means that the information is unconfirmed, but that is most likely the case.

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