List of windmills in Ireland

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This is a list of windmills in Ireland, split by the thirty-two counties that comprise the island.

Locations[edit]

Down[edit]

See List of windmills in County Down

Dublin[edit]

Location Name of mill and
coordinate
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Dalkey Dalkey Quarry Wind engine 1860[1] Late 19th century[1]
Windmill World
Dublin St Patrick's Mill
53°20′38″N 6°17′02″W / 53.34398°N 6.2840°W / 53.34398; -6.2840
Tower c. 1757 Windmill World St Patricks mill Dublin from Guinness storehouse.JPG
Garristown Garristown Mill
53°33′47″N 6°23′38″W / 53.56316°N 6.3939°W / 53.56316; -6.3939
Tower Windmill World
Skerries Shallock Hill Mill
53°34′28″N 6°06′48″W / 53.57455°N 6.1132°W / 53.57455; -6.1132
Tower 1578[2] Windmill World
Skerries Great Mill[3]
53°34′30″N 6°06′37″W / 53.57501°N 6.1103°W / 53.57501; -6.1103
Tower Late 18th century[2] Windmill World Mills of Skerries.jpg


Kerry[edit]

Location Name of mill and
coordinate
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Tralee Blennerville Mill
52°15′24″N 9°44′14″W / 52.25669°N 9.7373°W / 52.25669; -9.7373
Tower 1800 Windmill World Windmill at Blennerville, Co. Kerry - geograph.org.uk - 249560.jpg

Kilkenny[edit]

Location Name of mill and
coordinate
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Croan Croan Mill
52°28′40″N 7°16′06″W / 52.47790°N 7.2684°W / 52.47790; -7.2684
Tower 1839 1839 Windmill World


Derry[edit]

Location Name of mill and
coordinate
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Knockclogrim Knocklogrim Mill[4]
54°49′00″N 6°36′49″W / 54.81664°N 6.6137°W / 54.81664; -6.6137
Tower 1860[5] Windmill World
Limavady Limavady Junction[6] Titt iron wind engine


Louth[edit]

Location Name of mill and
coordinate
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Ardee Christians Hill Mill
53°52′14″N 6°31′24″W / 53.87058°N 6.5232°W / 53.87058; -6.5232
Tower 1778 1778 Gone by 1835
Windmill World
Dundalk Carnanbregagh Mill
53°58′45″N 6°25′29″W / 53.97919°N 6.4246°W / 53.97919; -6.4246
Tower 1778 1778 Gone by 1835
Windmill World
Dundalk Seatown Mill
54°00′21″N 6°23′21″W / 54.00583°N 6.3891°W / 54.00583; -6.3891
Tower 1790s[7] Windmill World
Pepperstown 53°53′15″N 6°31′53″W / 53.88751°N 6.5315°W / 53.88751; -6.5315 Tower Windmill World
Piperstown 53°46′59″N 6°20′23″W / 53.78319°N 6.3398°W / 53.78319; -6.3398 Tower Windmill World
Termonfeckin Termonfeckin Mill
53°46′02″N 6°16′13″W / 53.76712°N 6.2703°W / 53.76712; -6.2703
Tower 1778 1778 Windmill World
Whitemill Whitemill Mill
54°02′41″N 6°23′41″W / 54.04463°N 6.3947°W / 54.04463; -6.3947
Tower Windmill World


Meath[edit]

Location Name of mill and
coordinate
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Balrath Balrath Mill
53°37′24″N 6°28′50″W / 53.62334°N 6.4806°W / 53.62334; -6.4806
Tower Windmill World Windmill at Balrath, Co. Meath - geograph.org.uk - 744913.jpg
Bartramstown Bartramstown Mill
53°35′36″N 6°22′40″W / 53.59341°N 6.3779°W / 53.59341; -6.3779
Tower Windmill World Windmill at Bartramstown, Co. Meath - geograph.org.uk - 607329.jpg
Corballis Corballis Mill
53°40′17″N 6°15′24″W / 53.67135°N 6.2566°W / 53.67135; -6.2566
Tower 1836 1836 Windmill World
Stameen Stameen Mill
53°42′57″N 6°17′47″W / 53.71594°N 6.2965°W / 53.71594; -6.2965
Tower Windmill World Windmill at Stameen, Co. Meath - geograph.org.uk - 541331.jpg

Monaghan[edit]

Location Name of mill and
coordinate
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Ballymackney Ballymackney Mill
53°57′35″N 6°39′25″E / 53.95980°N 6.6569°E / 53.95980; 6.6569
tower 1778 1778 Windmill World Windmill at Ballymackney, Co. Monaghan - geograph.org.uk - 718208.jpg
Carrivetragh Carrivetragh Mill
54°12′28″N 7°13′46″W / 54.20784°N 7.2295°W / 54.20784; -7.2295
Tower Windmill World Windmill at Carrivetragh, Co. Monaghan - geograph.org.uk - 1021395.jpg

Offaly[edit]

Location Name of mill and
coordinate
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Cloghan Beg Cloghan Beg Mill
53°10′03″N 8°01′21″W / 53.16758°N 8.0225°W / 53.16758; -8.0225
Tower Windmill World

Roscommon[edit]

Location Name of mill and
coordinate
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Correal Lobinroe Mill Tower c. 1750[8] Windmill World
Elphin Elphin Mill
53°51′07″N 8°12′19″W / 53.85188°N 8.2053°W / 53.85188; -8.2053
Tower c. 1730[8] Windmill World
Rindoon Post[9]
Rindoon St John's Woods Tower[9]


Waterford[edit]

Location Name of mill and
coordinate
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Ballinvella Ballinvella Mill[10] Tower[10] Windmill World

Wexford[edit]

Location Name of mill and
coordinate
Type Maps First mention
or built
Last mention
or demise
Photograph
Enniscorthy Vinegar Hill Mill
52°30′05″N 6°33′12″W / 52.50147°N 6.5532°W / 52.50147; -6.5532
Tower 1798[11] Windmill World
Hook Peninsula Hook Mill Tower Windmill World
Libgate Libgate Mill
52°11′05″N 6°34′22″W / 52.18480°N 6.5727°W / 52.18480; -6.5727
Tower Windmill World Ruined windmill near Kilmore Quay - geograph.org.uk - 1257461.jpg
Mullanour 52°18′42″N 6°32′04″W / 52.31157°N 6.5344°W / 52.31157; -6.5344 Tower Windmill World Ruin of windmill near Mullanour - geograph.org.uk - 1240136.jpg
Rosslare Harbour Tagoat Mill
52°14′43″N 6°23′02″W / 52.24533°N 6.3838°W / 52.24533; -6.3838
Tower Windmill World Windmill -Tagoat Co. Wexford.JPG
Tacumshane Tacumshane Mill
52°12′32″N 6°25′28″W / 52.20877°N 6.4244°W / 52.20877; -6.4244
Tower 1846[12] Windmill World Windmill in Tacumshane.jpg


Maps[edit]

Notes[edit]

Mills in bold are still standing, known building dates are indicated in bold. Text in italics denotes indicates that the information is not confirmed, but is likely to be the case stated.

Sources[edit]

Unless stated otherwise, the sources for these entries are Windmill World, Eire mills and Windmill World, Northern Ireland mills

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Dalkey Windmill". Dalkey. Retrieved 22 June 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "The Mills in Skerries - A little history". Skerries Mills. Retrieved 22 June 2009. 
  3. ^ Five sails
  4. ^ Six Sails
  5. ^ "Your Place and Mine". BBC Radio Ulster. Retrieved 22 June 2009. 
  6. ^ Major, J Kenneth (1977). The Windmills of John Wallis Titt. The International Molinological Society. 
  7. ^ Caroline McGill. "THE TALLEST WINDMILL IN IRELAND". Irish Ancestries. Retrieved 22 June 2009. 
  8. ^ a b "4.8. INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY". Roscommon County Council. Retrieved 22 June 2009. 
  9. ^ a b "Windmill". g8-w8. Retrieved 2 July 2009. 
  10. ^ a b "BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THOMAS GREGORY (GREG) FEWER". Greg Fewer. Archived from the original on 2009-10-24. Retrieved 22 June 2009. 
  11. ^ "Vinegar Hill Windmill". Go Ireland. Retrieved 22 June 2009. 
  12. ^ "Tacumshane Windmill". Go Ireland. Retrieved 22 June 2009.