Dunguaire Castle

Local nameDunguaire Castle
LocationIreland

Dunguaire Castle is a 16th-century tower house on the southeastern shore of Galway Bay in County Galway, Ireland, near Kinvara. The name derives from the Dun of King Guaire, the legendary king of Connacht. The castle's 75-foot tower and its defensive wall have been restored, and the grounds are open to tourists during the summer.

The castles slates are from an old school in Kinvara. The school was bought,the owners who bought the castle gave the slates to the castle and are still there today.

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Opening hours

Apr - mid Sep: 10 am - 4 pm

Admission

Adult: €6.00
Senior: €3.50
Child (5 - 16): €2.95
Child (under 5): free
Family (2 + 2): €14.65
Family (2 + up to 6): €17.50

(These rates are applicable to online bookings only.)

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunguaire_Castle

Official website http://www.shannonheritage.com/DaytimeAttractions/DunguaireCastle/

Phone +353 61 360 788

Address N67, H91 W654, Ireland

Coordinates 53°8'31.863" N -8°55'34.639" E

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