Ballymote Castle

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Ballymote castle is a large rectangular keepless castle, built around 1300. It has many similarities with Beaumaris Castle, in Anglesey, Wales, built by King Edward I of England.

The entrance has a double-towered gate, and three-quarter round towers at all four corners and also in the middle of the east and west walls.


Ballymote Castle 7 day weather forecast, weather in Sligo area, Sligo

Expect a temp in the range 5.1℃ to 8.4℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (SSE)
Tuesday, Jan 25
Expect a temp in the range 4.4℃ to 5.3℃ with wind speed 2.9 m/sec (S)
Wednesday, Jan 26
Expect a temp in the range 4.7℃ to 5.9℃ with wind speed 3 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Jan 27
Expect a temp in the range 6.4℃ to 9℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (W)
Friday, Jan 28
Expect a temp in the range 2.6℃ to 4.2℃ with wind speed 1.9 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Jan 29
Expect a temp in the range 9.5℃ to 10.5℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Jan 30
Expect a temp in the range 6.2℃ to 6.7℃ with wind speed 1.5 m/sec (WSW)

Sligo area weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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