Turlough, is a village in County Mayo, Ireland, 6 km northeast of Castlebar. It is known for the presence of the Museum of Country Life , and for its well-preserved and unusually squat round tower, built between 900 and 1200.
Turlough is also the name of the surrounding 241 acre townland. It lies along the Castlebar River just off the N5 road, and the countryside around the village is scattered with standing stones, a holy well, fulachtaÃ fia, and cillÃnÃ. Gallery[edit sourceÂ | edit] edit sourceÂ | edit] Turlock, California References[edit sourceÂ | edit] ^ "Turlough". Placenames Database of Ireland. Logainm.ie. Retrieved 2010-01-10.
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Turlough, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Turlough Round Tower stands 70ft. high and is one of the best preserved towers in the country.