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Bunratty Castle
Bunratty Castle
Owner description: unratty Castle & Folk Park is a must on your itinerary to Ireland. This is your chance to experience a window on Ireland’s past and explore the acclaimed 15th century Bunratty... more Owner description: unratty Castle & Folk Park is a must on your itinerary to Ireland. This is your chance to experience a window on Ireland’s past and explore the acclaimed 15th century Bunratty Castle and the 19th century Bunratty Folk Park. Bunratty Castle Welcome to Bunratty Castle, the most complete and authentic medieval castle in Ireland. Built in 1425 it was restored in 1954 to its former medieval splendor and now contains mainly 15th and 16th century furnishings, tapestries, and works of art which capture the mood of those times. Bunratty Folk Park Enjoy the sights, sounds tastes, scents, of this enchanting place as you stroll from house to house or around the charming village street complete with school, post office, doctors house, hardware shop, printers and of course McNamara’s pub! meet the village characters, sample some freshly baked bread by our resident Bean an Ti's (woman of the house) and for little visitors explore of quaint fairy village and pirate adventure playground less
Attraction type: Castles
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Shannon Heritage
Shannon Heritage
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks

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Dromoland Castle
Dromoland Castle(Newmarket-on-Fergus)
Transformed into a luxury hotel in 1962, this castle is a magnificent Renaissance structure built in the 16th century and once served as the royal seat of the O?Brien clan.
Attraction type: Castles; Golf Courses
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Limerick Racecourse
Limerick Racecourse(Patrickswell)
Owner description: 18 days of racing each year a mixture of weekend, evening and bank holiday fixtures of both flat and national hunt (jump) racing. Located 30KM from the Wild Atlantic Way on the... more Owner description: 18 days of racing each year a mixture of weekend, evening and bank holiday fixtures of both flat and national hunt (jump) racing. Located 30KM from the Wild Atlantic Way on the M20 just outside Limerick city with free car parking and public transport options available on racedays. A range of catering and bar facilities to include reserved restaurant, private suites or seasonal packages to enjoy with group rates available. Annual race meetings include Family fun days, ladies day, 4 day Christmas racing festival and Twilight Racing during the summer with live bands after racing. Admission prices for adults approx €15 per person with concessions for seniors / students, under 16 years have free admission. less
Attraction type: Horse Tracks
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Adare Heritage Centre
Adare Heritage Centre(Adare)
Owner description: Snuggled in a wooded setting among the rich quiet farmlands of the Golden Vale by the River Maigue, Adare is a model village dating from the time of the Norman conquest. It has... more Owner description: Snuggled in a wooded setting among the rich quiet farmlands of the Golden Vale by the River Maigue, Adare is a model village dating from the time of the Norman conquest. It has been home to the Earls of Dunraven (Quin Family) for over three centuries and is located on the Limerick to Tralee road, the N21, a great pit stop for those on the way to the Ring of Kerry. The Adare Heritage Centre, located in the middle of this charming town with its many thatched houses, allows you to step back in time through an informative historical exhibition, also incorporating a tourist office, gift, craft and heraldry outlets, and a restaurant. During Summer months - June-September - The Desmond Castle tour exclusively runs from the Heritage Centre 7 days a week, with a new tour every hour. less
Attraction type: Visitor Centers; Gift & Specialty Shops
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Bunratty Medieval Feast
Bunratty Medieval Feast
Ranked #1 of 11 Restaurants in Bunratty
Cuisines: Irish
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Durty Nelly's
Durty Nelly's
Ranked #2 of 11 Restaurants in Bunratty
Price: $11 - $32
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
The Creamery Bar and Restaurant
The Creamery Bar and Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 11 Restaurants in Bunratty
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, European, Pub
Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Gallagher's
Gallagher's
Ranked #4 of 11 Restaurants in Bunratty
Price: $15 - $50
Cuisines: Irish, Seafood, European
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
JP Clarke's
JP Clarke's
Ranked #5 of 11 Restaurants in Bunratty
Price: $11 - $32
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Business meetings, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Briar Lodge
Briar Lodge
$35 (€33)
Ranked #10 of 25 Bunratty B&B and Inns
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Rathkeale House Hotel
3.0 of 5
Rathkeale House Hotel
$77 - $91 (€72 - €85)
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Rathkeale
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

The Courtyard
3.0 of 5
The Courtyard
$64 - $94 (€60 - €88)
Ranked #1 of 25 Bunratty B&B and Inns
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ParkHouse Bed & Breakfast
4.0 of 5
ParkHouse Bed & Breakfast
$83 - $127
Ranked #2 of 25 Bunratty B&B and Inns
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Bunratty Haven Bed and Breakfast
4.0 of 5
Bunratty Haven Bed and Breakfast
$78 - $98 (€73 - €91)
Ranked #3 of 25 Bunratty B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Dunaree
4.0 of 5
Dunaree
$81 - $100 (€76 - €93)
Ranked #4 of 25 Bunratty B&B and Inns
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Bunratty Castle Hotel
4.0 of 5
Bunratty Castle Hotel
$106 - $187 (€99 - €174)
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Bunratty
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Dromoland Castle Hotel
5.0 of 5
Dromoland Castle Hotel
$322 - $878 (€300 - €819)
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