Castles And Museums

Clare – Kilrush Heritage Town

Kilrush (Cill Ruis) is the primary business town for the west Clare peninsula. Its designation as a Heritage Town is in recognition of its legacy as a landlord estate town with a maritime…

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.