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Ormond Castle

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This is a wonderful little castle in Carrick-on-Suir, now re-vamped by the Office of Public Works... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ed H
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Ireland
Newly Restored

What a gem of history tucked away in Carrick on Suir. Take the time to get the tour to hear all the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SeaHoundM
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Morgan Hill, California
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Castle Park, off Castle Street, Carrick-on-Suir, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful little castle in Carrick-on-Suir, now re-vamped by the Office of Public Works and looking wonderful, the tour of the castle takes a little over 40 minutes and is nicely educational and entertaining, this site is unique in Ireland, as it was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem of history tucked away in Carrick on Suir. Take the time to get the tour to hear all the history of how this Tudor house ended up in Carrick on Suir. If you find yourself near Carrick be sure to get a...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2018

This castle is really a manor house (shown in main photo) built adjacent to/integrated with 2 successive castle ruins c. 1500's behind it that are fairly well-restored in their own right. The total time period of use of the three structures is about 400+ years....More

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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely visit today, the tour guide Catherine was fantastic! Her extensive knowledge and friendly manner made this a thoroughly enjoyable experience.

3  Thank Jay-mie87
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Welcoming, staff are pleased to see children. Worth enquiring ahead if there are any planned activities coming up, they do them so well. Interesting, informative and a pleasant feel to the place.

Thank kettquinlan
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Make use of getting here on the first Wednesday of the month to avail of the free entry. A very pleasant tour guide who explained a lot to us. Has recently being restored externally to what it would have resembled when first built. Interesting history...More

Thank williepower
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

I have visited this gem of a castle in Carrick on Suir on numerous occasions but, this time, I was really struck by the recently-undertaken restoration work is outstanding. The guided tour, which lasted for 40 minutes was very informative and enjoyable. The staff at...More

1  Thank HeWhoTravels1983
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Beautiful castle, well restored, and this was a great experience and so worth a visit. Excellent tour and the staff were very helpful.

1  Thank Catherine K
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Ormond Castle is the best example of an Elizabethan manor house in Ireland. It was built by Thomas, the 10th Earl of Ormond in the 1560s. Closely integrated into the manor house are two 15th century towers. It is the country's only major unfortified dwelling...More

Thank ownyourlifejg
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We have been patiently waiting (3 years) for the restoration of this grand old Tudor House/Castle to be complete. Our wait has not been in vain as the restoration is absolutely stunning and, being the first Wednesday of the month, entry was free. The reception...More

Thank JnVSydney
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