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Moygara castle

Visited the site with a friend of mine on a day trip. What an amazing place, full of history and... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
jksnip
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Charlestown, Ireland
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Neat place off the beaten path

This place is likely off the beaten path for most, but as it fit into our drive from Galway to... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2016
stevegL7074HP
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Mar 3, 2018
“Moygara castle”
Sep 13, 2016
“Neat place off the beaten path”
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Visited the site with a friend of mine on a day trip. What an amazing place, full of history and intriguing...

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

This place is likely off the beaten path for most, but as it fit into our drive from Galway to Donegal, we figured why not?! The place is marked with signage and you take a narrow one lane driveway past some farmhouses to a small...More

Date of experience: September 2016
5  Thank stevegL7074HP
Reviewed July 21, 2016

In all my travels through Erin (I visited 12 times so far) I include some searches for that pagan figure called Sheela Na Gig. Not only is it an intreging artefact but in doing so it gives direction to my planning. When I found information...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank goatwacker
Reviewed March 21, 2013

My Mom was an O'Gara whose family was from Glencolumbcille Donegal Ireland. It is said that their ancestors came from Sligo in the mid 1700's. The grounds were facinating to us. I had my family with me, my husband, both my daughters and my son...More

Date of experience: May 2012
10  Thank specialangel62
Reviewed October 24, 2012

The ancient castle of the Gara's looms up out of the fields as you round a bend in the road; it is almost unexpected, like somebody dropped it here from outer space. The castle is so out-of-scale with the small fields that is surprises you,...More

Date of experience: October 2012
5  Thank Rockyroad2dublin
Reviewed August 15, 2006

My mother is a Gara and visited the castle in 1973. I visited in 1995. It is a ruin, surrounded by livestock fields, overlooking a graveyard offering eternal rest for many O'Garas and Garas, with a distant view of Lough Gara. The spot is peaceful...More

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