Carrignacurra Castle

Contemporary extension to a tower house in west Cork

Status: Planning Granted

This 5-storey castle/tower house is perched on high land overlooking a river in north County Cork. The proposal is to restore and extend this protected structure and recorded monument dating from 1500 for use as a family dwelling. The design features a glazed link and contemporary extension with a horizontal emphasis which in contrast to the tall, solid form of the tower house. 


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Established in 2006 James Bourke Architects has built up a reputation for design excellence, providing clients with a responsive and accessible service at a competitive cost. James Bourke Architects is registered with the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland (RIAI) and is accredited in Conservation Grade 3.