Ross Castle

This Castle may be considered a typical example of the stronghold of an Irish Chieftain during the Middle Ages.

Location

Killarney , Co. Kerry

History

This Castle may be considered a typical example of the stronghold of an Irish Chieftain during the Middle Ages. The date of its foundation is uncertain but it was probably built in the late 15th century by one of the O'Donoghue Ross chieftains. It is surrounded by a fortified bawn, its curtain walls defended by circular flanking towers, two of which remain.

Much of the bawn was removed by the time the Barrack building was added on the south side of the castle sometime in the middle of the 18th century. The castle contains 16th and 17th century furniture. Access for people with disabilities to the ground floor only by prior arrangement.

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See also Muckross House and Gardens , Muckross Traditional Farms , Killarney National Park and Muckross Friary .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Details

Opening Times

April Daily 10:00-17:00
June, July and August Daily 09:00-18:30
September Daily 10:00-18:00
May Daily 10:00-18:00
October Tues - Sun 10:00-17:00
Last admission 45 minutes before closing.

Visit Length

1hr

Admission

Adult EUR 5.00 Child EUR 2.00 Student EUR 2.00 Senior EUR 3.50 Family EUR 11.00 Group EUR 3.50
Must be pre-booked
 

Information

Leaflets: Yes Guided Tours: Yes Audio Visual: Yes Exhibition: Yes

Facilities

Restaurant: Yes Car Park: Yes Coach Park: Yes Disabled Access: Yes

Opening Times

April Daily 10:00-17:00
June, July and August Daily 09:00-18:30
September Daily 10:00-18:00
May Daily 10:00-18:00
October Tues - Sun 10:00-17:00
Last admission 45 minutes before closing.

Facilities

Restaurant: Yes Car Park: Yes Coach Park: Yes Disabled Access: Yes

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