Door, wooden, from Spanish Armada ship


Wooden door, incorporating cornocopia, including images of grapes, maize, running from top to bottom through the centre third of the door. Made from wood washed up at Spanish Point.

Door was used on a pig-house at Dromoland Castle. Made from wood from an Armada vessel, probably from wood gathered by Boetius Clancy, who was an associate of the O’Brien’s of Dromoland in 1588.

Collection: De Valera Museum

Category: Architecture

2000.0087 (5426)