Castles And Museums


Clare – Blarney Castle

Blarney Castle was built nearly six hundred years ago by one of Ireland’s greatest chieftains, Cormac MacCarthy, and has been attracting attention beyond Munster ever since.

Cork – Blackrock Castle Observatory

Take your family on an adventure around the Blackrock Castle to see the Space Age Technology in the Observatory, Open to the public seven days a week. Have an Out of this World Birthday at the…

Cork – Cape Clear Museum

Cape Clear Museum is housed in a restored old schoolhouse and contains some several hundred artefacts of island maritime and folklife interest.

Cork – Barryscourt Castle

Barryscourt castle is the 16th century seat of the Barry family. The present castle, with its largely intact bawn wall and corner towers, is a fine example of an Irish tower house.

Cork – Kinsale Heritage Town

Kinsale the most cosmopolitan and charming of ports in Ireland. But where Britons, Spaniards and Irish once fought, yachts now disgorge their sailors to sample “fruits de mer”.

Cork – Cobh Museum

Cobh Museum opened in 1973 and has grown over the years. The exhibitions reflect the cultural, social and maritime history of Cobh and the Great Island.

Cork – Cobh Heritage Centre

From 1848 – 1950 over 6 million adults and children emigrated from Ireland – over 2.5 million departed from Cobh, making it the single most important port of emigration.

Cork – City Gaol

See Cork’s renowned wax figures at the CORK CITY GAOL as you step back in time to see what 19th/early 20th Century life was like in Cork – inside and outside prison walls.