The McDonnell Family

About Glenarm Castle

Glenarm Castle has been the ancestral seat of the McDonnell family, Earls of Antrim since it was first built by Randal, 1st Earl of Antrim in the 17th century.

The present Earl is Alexander McDonnell, 14th Earl of Antrim. Today the Castle is the family home of Lord Antrim’s son Randal, Viscount Dunluce, his wife Aurora and their two children.

The 14th Earl of Antrim, Alexander

Viscount and Viscountess Dunluce, Randal and Aurora, with their children Alexander and Helena

To find out more information about the McDonnell family, visit The Antrim McDonnell Heritage Centre, opening in 2022.