Menlough Castle is my husband Jon's ancestral home. Jon's cousin is the current Lord Blake and Jon is next in line for the title. The lineage can be seen in Burke's Peerage or Debrett's under Blake of Menlough.
Click the link below to read David Hicks fascinating retell of the history of Menlough Castle. One day I will take our children there.
David Hicks: Menlough Castle: Menlough Castle Co. Galway Picture from the National Library of Ireland (Above) The ancient ancestral home of the Blake Fami...