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Martello Tower Portmarnock History Of Christmas

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However,,,,,an,,,,error,,,,occurred,,,,during,,,,communication,,,,between,,,,the,,,,sides,,,,and,,,,the,,,,word,,,,“Mortella”,,,,,was,,,,written,,,,as,,,,“Martello”.,,,,The,,,function,,,and,,,purpose,,,of,,,the,,,Towers,,,in,,,Ireland,,,today,,,differs,,,from,,,one,,,to,,,another.,,,The,,,forts,,,were,,,positioned,,,about,,,a,,,quarter,,,of,,,a,,,mile,,,apart,,,along,,,the,,,Dublin,,,coast.,,,The,,,original,,,Towers,,,from,,,the,,,Napoleonic,,,era,,,are,,,circular,,,in,,,shape,,,,with,,,2-4,,,meter,,,thick,,,walls,,,,which,,,were,,,made,,,from,,,solid,,,stone,,,that,,,was,,,all,,,sourced,,,locally.,,,Martello,,tower,,,Portmarnock,,,Dublin,,,,,,William,,Murphy/Flickr,,Obsolescence,,The,,Martello,,towers,,became,,outdated,,with,,the,,increaseddevelopment,,of,,hand-held,,firearms,,later,,in,,the,,19th,,century.,,The,,Royalist,,French,,along,,with,,the,,Royal,,Navy,,,failed,,to,,take,,the,,tower,,after,,attempting,,to,,rebel,,against,,the,,Napoleonic,,French,,in,,1794.,,At,,,,the,,,,time,,,,the,,,,First,,,,French,,,,Empire,,,,had,,,,already,,,,won,,,,battles,,,,against,,,,mainland,,,,European,,,,countries,,,,like,,,,AustriaandPortugal,,,,,leaving,,,,only,,,,the,,,,Britishfighting,,,,against,,,,them.,,,,{{symbolDict[item.nodeType]}},,{{item.name}},,{{getParentName(item)}},,Home,,›Europe,,›Ireland,,›,,Martello,,tower,,,Portmarnock,,,Dublin,,,,,,William,,Murphy/Flickr,,Ireland,,/,,Design,,Architecture,,Spotlight:,,The,,Martello,,Towers,,Of,,Dublin,,Kate,,Phelan,,Updated:,,23,,August,,2016,,Irelands,,circular,,Martello,,towers,,were,,built,,as,,defensive,,outposts,,against,,invasion,,of,,the,,British,,Empire,,during,,the,,19th,,century.,,Each,,tower,,has,,a,,water,,reservoir,,and,,the,,walls,,are,,eight,,feet,,thick.,,Entrances,,,were,,,raised,,,around,,,10,,,feet,,,above,,,the,,,ground,,,and,,,reached,,,by,,,ladder.,,,However,,,,it,,,is,,,believed,,,that,,,the,,,Towers,,,acted,,,as,,,a,,,deterrent,,,,as,,,Napoleon,,,had,,,every,,,intention,,,to,,,invade,,,England,,,using,,,Ireland,,,as,,,a,,,“back,,,door”,,,bridgehead.In,,,total,,,there,,,were,,,50,,,Martello,,,Towers,,,built,,,in,,,Ireland,,,,and,,,103,,,built,,,in,,,England.,,,So,,impressed,,were,,the,,British,,by,,the,,strength,,of,,the,,tower,,,they,,suggested,,that,,similar,,towers,,would,,be,,useful,,in,,Ireland,,and,,England.,,The,,,Towers,,,never,,,fired,,,a,,,cannon,,,in,,,anger,,,,as,,,Napoleon,,,never,,,invaded,,,Ireland,,,or,,,England.,,,Their,,,purpose,,,was,,,to,,,provide,,,what,,,were,,,,in,,,those,,,days,,,,'bombproof',,,towers,,,from,,,which,,,fire,,,could,,,be,,,directed,,,at,,,ships,,,of,,,the,,,hourly,,,expected,,,French,,,invasion,,,fleet.,,,

 

Their,,,flat,,,roofs,,,had,,,a,,,platform,,,for,,,a,,,pivoting,,,mounted,,,cannon,,,,and,,,the,,,walls,,,were,,,fitted,,,with,,,slits,,,for,,,musket,,,fire,,,on,,,approaching,,,attackers.,,,403,,,Forbidden..,,,..,,The,,distinctive,,Martello,,tower,,at,,Tara,,Hill,,,Killiney,,Bay,,on,,Dublins,,southern,,peninsula,,,,known,,as,,Martello,,Tower,,South,,Number,,7,,,,is,,now,,privately,,owned,,,but,,has,,been,,carefully,,restored,,and,,features,,a,,working,,cannon,,as,,well,,as,,a,,coach,,house,,and,,gunners,,cottage.,,The,,,ladder,,,then,,,could,,,be,,,removed,,,to,,,protect,,,against,,,an,,,invader.,,,We,,,,believe,,,,that,,,,Martello,,,,Tower,,,,Sutton,,,,represents,,,,the,,,,best,,,,and,,,,most,,,,sympathetic,,,,refurbishment,,,,of,,,,any,,,,Tower,,,,in,,,,Ireland.,,,, d23ee43039

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