|Built||probably about 1240|
The castle seems to be identical one mentioned in correspondence between Alasdair Óg Mac Domhnaill and Edward I, King of England in 1297. According to this correspondence, Alasdair Óg seized control of the barony and castle of "Glasrog" from the Steward of Scotland on account of the steward's disloyalty to the English king.
The castle may have been one of the three mentioned in correspondence between Eóin Mac Dubhghaill and Edward I in 1308 or 1309. According to this correspondence, Eóin garrisoned these castle on behalf of the English king.
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