Among the many historic structures in the town are a Franciscan friary dating from 1389 and a castle dating from 1199. The castle was abandoned to crown forces in 1580 - its walls blown up by the fleeing defenders - after the fall of Carrigafoyle Castle to the English during the Desmond Rebellions. Askeaton was a constituency in the Irish House of Commons represented by two members until the dissolution of the parliament in 1801
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Toomdeely South, Askeaton, Eas Geitine, Co. Limerick
Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Three Gables B&B Ireland offers accommodation in Eas Géitine, 8 km from Foynes and 27 km from Limerick. Free private parking is available on site. All rooms come with a TV with satellite channels.