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#1 of 10 Sights & Landmarks in Ballina
Stephen was a wonderful and very knowledgeable host who took his time to show us around the amazing private collection of fossils and armory.
It was a fascinating tour and Stephen was excellent at regaling tales of past heroic tales, action packed shenanigans and the magpie habit of collecting weird things that the owner of the house had.
#1 of 5 Sights & Landmarks in Dalkey
The castle is only a tower overlooking a historical church and graveyard, but every single member of staff were friendly and knowledgable and the costumed characters genuinely bought history to life in an interest...
The castle is definetly an exceptional guided tour, The Archer that showed us around the 10th century church and spoke about the bow and arrow and what the varieties are used for and the battlements upstairs was b...
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Trim Castle

Trim 26.5 mi away
#1 of 11 Sights & Landmarks in Trim
... on the first Wednesday of every month until the winter service begins , its very well looked after , a great tour and the views of the river boyne and surrounding area are spectacular , best regards Niall tracy
A remarkable landmark in a small pretty town, this castle has been abandoned for centuries but is well preserved with an interesting history - makes me want to rewatch Braveheart which was filmed here!
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Drimnagh Castle

Dublin 4.1 mi away
#10 of 346 Sights & Landmarks in Dublin
We had a man named Brian and he was absolutely incredible - very knowledgeable about all aspects of the castle’s history and the history of Ireland, super enthusiastic and friendly.
You will get to see the the Great Hall, the Undercroft with its sinister 'Murder Hole', the wonderful chandelier which came from the movie Excalibur, the Medieval toileting area and in particular the secret passag...

Malahide Castle

Malahide 7.5 mi away
#1 of 2 Sights & Landmarks in Malahide
... tour of the castle which was a 45 minute very informative tour of the castle We then followed the fairy trail which the kids loved and a wander round the gardens probably didn’t take in everything so much to d...
The grounds are gorgeous and extensive and your ticket includes entrance to the West Lawn (with a cute fairy trail for the kids (and adults!)), as well as the Botanical Gardens and Butterfly House.
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#1 of 11 Sights & Landmarks in Cong
This iconic castle was the highlight of our trip to Ireland. it complemented very nicely the marvelous gardens of Powerscourt, the mythical and whimsical Blarney's castle, the unique and inspiring Book of Kells an...
We went tree climbing (130 feet!), bicycling through the woods, on a misty lough corrib cruise; I went to the (amazing, beautiful, gorgeous) spa and enjoyed it thoroughly.. well worth saving for.
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#1 of 3 Sights & Landmarks in Kylemore
Historic where the 1860's Mitchell & Margaret Henry enjoyed as a Masterpiece home, fabulous gardens you can shop and dine away acres and acres of beauty of this magnificent lands so well maintained.
... mountains and lakes are steeped in history including engineering initiatives, model farms, tragedy, royal visits, gambling debts, a hideaway during Ireland’s troubled history as well as excellence in education.
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Slane Castle

Slane 27.7 mi away
#1 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Slane
Tina was a brilliant tour guide, well done Tina This tour is fantastic, telling the fantastic history of Slane Castle & the great work carried out to restore it after a devastating fire, we owe it to these peopl...
Slane Castle Are An Amazing venue The Staff Are Lovely siabhra.Darragh,Ian,Eamh Lady Iona Lord Henry Christian And my Fav Of All Tara Yous Are A credit To the castle i went in For A coffee Today And it's my Birthd...
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#2 of 3 Sights & Landmarks in Oughterard
The fortified tower house is well preserved and maintained, so you can ascend a spiral staircase to explore the various floors above, each equipped with excellent and informative display panels that describe the p...
my wife and I castle hunt every time we go to Ireland Aughnanure castle was top notch the inside was as it was when build fireplace was beautiful grounds well kept helpful at ticket counter all in all a great visit
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#1 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Leitrim
on the shores of the lough stands a magical castle , the staff were knowledgeable and helpful but the most special thing about parkes castle is the scenery , its worth the trip just for those views alone !
We loved the path that we were given using the self-guided tour sheet, which allowed us to go up spiral staircases, see the breath-taking halls with vaulted ceilings, walk along the castle's outer walls, and see m...
#2 of 5 Sights & Landmarks in Roscommon
The “signature stone” of the mason who supervised the start of the castle has been found and they are working to identify his name,.It was a fascinating tour, The park is also scenic, I highly recommend a visit.
We met a local historical expert who gave us a personalized guided tour and told us some of the amazing history of this castle.
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#2 of 3 Sights & Landmarks in Portumna
The grounds are very well kept, the castle has a great history and is well worth visiting, the guides are very knowledgeable and will give a guided tour.
The Walled garden is a wonderful space, and is well worth a visit- a true testament to one persons vision and community participation.
#2 of 8 Sights & Landmarks in Clifden
Enjoy the bog land and spectacular views of the mountains the beaches are fabulous and the shops all facilities this is the Capital of Conemara and Enjoy the CASTLE it is so Gorgeous.
It's a bit of a hike down a well-marked driveway, but the scenery is spectacular and the castle ruins are wide open for independent exploration.
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Swords Castle

Swords 7.8 mi away
#1 of 3 Sights & Landmarks in Swords
council have being working on this castle for the last few years and it is now open to the public on weekends there is a nice big courtyard with lots of activities on bank holiday weekends and there is a main hall...
They had interesting informational signs, beautiful grounds, and the entrance was free.
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Dublin Castle

Dublin 0.9 mi away
#39 of 346 Sights & Landmarks in Dublin
Excellent place to visit which is full of the history of Ireland They have a beautiful garden outside Also there is a guide visits which explains all the details of the castle Really i recommend it to all to visit it
The guided tour is very good value for money and is recommended as the guides are so knowledgeable, friendly and helpful and there is plenty of time at the end of the tour to wander around the State Apartments.
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#1 of 2 Sights & Landmarks in Kinvara
... you are sure to come across Dungaire Castle, it's well worth stopping to visit, you can walk around the castle, go inside, and if you really like what you see, and have time, you can attend a medieval banquet.
Called here whilst touring the west coast of Ireland, a beautifuuly kept building with loads of history.
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Ardgillan Castle

County Dublin 17.3 mi away
#55 of 434 Sights & Landmarks in County Dublin
Castle from the 18th century set In a very scenic area overlooking the Irish Sea and lovely surrounding parklands.
Great place to visit for a nice walk and great coastal views.
#1 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Athenry
We actually spent so long exploring the castle and abbey we missed a visit to the heritage centre but that just means another visit as that sounds like great fun too as you get the chance to dress as a Lord or...
... beside the ancient walls, singing the song "The Fields of Athenry" will always stay with me - a very moving song, which gives a little insight into how things were in Ireland during some of its past history.
#2 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Inisheer
There is O'Brien's castle on top of the hill with gorgeous views, the holy well Tober Einne, the graveyard where you will find St Caomhan's grave and St Caomhan's church, the Plassey ship wreck, and the lighthouse.
a must see especially on a summers day a bit of a climb but the road is paved spectacular view of the island well worth a visit at sunset
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Maynooth Castle

Maynooth 14.4 mi away
#3 of 5 Sights & Landmarks in Maynooth
... facts, and told the stories / history in a witty way but also it was easy to understand! Alan is very passionate about the castle, simply because since his childhood he has been learning the rich history!
After all the money and effort put into making it into what it is now, with beautiful illustrations inside, loads of reference materials, wonderful and friendly tour guides, it is brilliant that the entry is free.
#16 of 67 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
Had the driver come back to pick us up in an hour which was more than enough time to explore and get some beautiful pictures of the ruins that have been overtaken by vines and birds.
If you are like me and are fascinated by ruins, this is the perfect place for you.

Black Castle

Wicklow 27.0 mi away
#3 of 13 Sights & Landmarks in Wicklow
Situated between the Wicklow harbour and the beautiful Wicklow cliff walk are the remains of the Black Castle ruins.
There are all sorts of castles to visit in Ireland - from the stunning, warm, furnished sort in Kilkenny, to the ruined yet roofed sort you can still walk around, all the way down to Wicklow's Black Castle - coupl...

Howth Castle

Howth 7.5 mi away
#5 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Howth
Its well worth the trip up the hill and the views are spectacular.
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#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Oranmore
Our party stopped off on the way to County Clare and I recommend anyone in this beautiful part of Ireland to stop and breathe in the history awesome castle and tour guide and history of the island
Sam, the tour guide is young but very knowledgeable and gives a great tour.
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#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Claregalway
The host at the castle was very friendly and provided a private tour of the grounds.
We were able to walk up to the top of the tower, it’s a must see if you get the chance.
#2 of 2 Sights & Landmarks in Mullaghmore
Our Trafalgar Tour Director had our Driver take a short detour during our day's itinerary and had him pull onto a quite side road so we could make a "photo stop" to view the former summer home of Lord Mountbatten.
I later found out that it's the former home of Lord Mountbatten, who was a mentor to Prince Charles and related to Prince Philip, and was killed when his boat was blown up by Northern Ireland terrorists.

Rathfarnham Castle

Rathfarnham 3.7 mi away
#1 of 6 Sights & Landmarks in Rathfarnham
It must be remembered that this was a fortified house and an interesting example of this is the pistol loop room, which enabled sharpshooters to fire out the window from a protected position.
Because I visited last week, in the off season, I had my own solo guided tour by a very knowledgeable guide called Nicole.
#4 of 5 Sights & Landmarks in Enniskerry

Kildavnet Castle

Achill Island
#3 of 6 Sights & Landmarks in Achill Island
Just a ruin, in a sheep field, but so much more....

Donamon Castle

County Roscommon
#8 of 23 Sights & Landmarks in County Roscommon