Leap Castle

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Many lost souls of prisoners are said to still be here. Some of the most famous ones include “It”, an entity with a decaying face accompanied by the smell of sulfur or rotting flesh, numerous shadows near the Priest’s House, “The Red Lady” who is seen carrying a dagger, two girls who like to play on the castle grounds, and numerous other spirits.

(Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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Geographic Information

Leap Castle
Ros Cré
Co. Tipperary

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53.02804834707406, -7.808343529723061
Nearest Towns:
Ballygaddy Cross Roads, IE (0.9 mi.)
Aghancon, IE (0.9 mi.)
Ballybrin, IE (1.7 mi.)
Coolderry, IE (1.9 mi.)
Boheraphuca, IE (2.2 mi.)
Clareen, IE (3.0 mi.)
Cree, IE (3.0 mi.)
Coffeys Cross Bridge, IE (3.0 mi.)
Castletown, IE (3.1 mi.)
Longford, IE (3.5 mi.)


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