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This ruin of the Roscommon Castle is just amazing! It was a high castle, and just to wander around... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2018
Kathleen D
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Castlebar, Mayo, Ireland
Touring Ireland

We were touring Ireland & passing by , this was not a stop but our bus driver pulled in & let us... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
NewIberia_laGbl
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new iberia,la
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Amazing, ancient castle; some of the walls of this castle date as far back as 1200. Although something of a ruin the outer walls still stand, the corners of the castle still have their staircases intact, so it is easy to envisage what a grand...More

Thank Runninglaura
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an incredible site. It may be a ruin but the sheer enormity of it is amazing. Looking at the towers and the thickness of the walls you can see the mastery of the construction and engineering of the original building. Switching from Normans...More

Thank tomR98000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really disappointed. We came a long way to see this castle after seeing the front of it in a guide book. There is only access to the outer and inner shell. You can’t see the front of the castle at all. No access to the...More

Thank Starfishy99
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit, it's scenic free and child friendly .it lies behind a beautiful well kept park ,and you can even feed the ducks.

Thank mary k
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Situated down a road leading to a peaceful park with a duck pond, the ruin of this castle is well worth a visit, especially as it's free. There is a simple information board and I enjoyed looking up at the thickness of the walls giving...More

Thank kirstine2013
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

This castle is situated in a beautiful, modern park. There is a small lake and the paths lead you to this huge, ruined castle. It’s surrounded by countryside and it’s free to enter and explore at leisure. It’s a great place for children to play...More

Thank M6Mel
Reviewed July 25, 2018

This ruin of the Roscommon Castle is just amazing! It was a high castle, and just to wander around it was wonderful

Thank Kathleen D
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

We were touring Ireland & passing by , this was not a stop but our bus driver pulled in & let us tour... it was worth the stop, we enjoyed it

Thank NewIberia_laGbl
Reviewed July 22, 2018

We spent an afternoon at the Castle. There is archaeological digging going on by some US Universities. We were able to explore the grounds, some of the remaining buildings and peek into the dig site. So amazing and very cool. How those before us built...More

Thank Kathi T
Reviewed July 6, 2018

We ask a local resident about a certain Castle to visit, and they suggested this one - it was free. We thoroughly enjoy it and there was plenty of green space for children to run and play. Some of our best photographs came from this...More

Thank Rileyjr
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This is very well sign posted and you cant miss it, it stick out of the landscape all on its own, google maps will let you know when you are there, the local people will help anyone and they are very nice too :) enjoy your... More
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