One of the largest castles in Ireland, the Cahir Castle is also one of the prettiest. One of the things we loved the most about this castle is the lack of crowds. It isn’t as notorious with tourists as some of Ireland’s other castles (the Rock of Cashel is just 30 minutes away), so you rarely have to battle large crowds to get access to parts of the castle or have to wait for people to clear to get good pictures.
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How to Stay at the Dromoland Castle Hotel in Ireland
If you have ever wondered what it would be like to stay in a castle, then I have the perfect place for you. The Dromoland Castle in Ireland is the perfect experience for anyone longing to get an authentic castle experience. Located in a 15th century Irish castle, this five star hotel is guaranteed to take your breath away.
The Ultimate Blarney Castle Visitor Guide
Located near the city of Cork in Southern Ireland, the Blarney Castle is one of the most famous castles in Ireland. Built by one of Ireland’s most powerful and influential chieftans, Cormac McCarthy roughly 600 years ago, the castle attracts droves of visitors to this day. Much of that has to do with the legendary Blarney Stone, which is said to give you the gift of eloquence upon kissing it.
The Premier Guide to the Dunluce Castle in Northern Ireland
One of the more amazing castles that we got to see in Ireland was the Dunluce Castle in Northern Ireland. The castle itself has seen better days, as you can see by the pictures, but the location where the castle was built is absolutely breathtaking. Talk about your prime real-estate.