An 18th Century Restored Windmill

Elphin Windmill, The Elphin Windmill, Co. Roscommon
August 25th, 2019 - August 25th, 2019
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Build in the 1730s by Edward Synge Archbishop of Elphin and landowner. The Windmill was designed to grind wheat and oats into flour for the local community. The mill worked for 100 years before being abandoned for approximately 150 years. A project was undertaken to raise funds to restore the Windmill to its former glory and in June 1996, the Windmill was officially opened by Hollywood Actor Gabriel Byrne.

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