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Carrigafoyle Castle, Ballylongford

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Carrigafoyle Castle is located in Ballylongford. Plan to visit Carrigafoyle Castle and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Ballylongford attractions using our Ballylongford vacation route planner.
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  • ... that a tower in ruins would be so interesting. The incidence of the Sun creates shadows that created different perspectives and made it very "alive". You don't pay to visit
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  • Tried to visit yesterday and was really upset to see a (brand new looking) sign saying the place is only open from June - September. It looked neat on the outside but it was completely locked up.  more »
  • Carrigafoyle Castle is a late 15th century fortress on the southern side of the Shannon estuary (it originally used a branch of the Shannon as part of its defenses. It was abandoned at the end of the ...  more »
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  • Gorgeous Castle on the Shannon Estuary; though not restored, the fact that it is not restored only adds to its charm. Set on an island reached by a short Drive and walk, the castle is accessible (with care) all the way to the top floor, from where amazing views of the Estuary and North Kerry coast await.
  • A remarkable old building, standing proud on the river, amazing brickwork. Worth a visit to sit and enjoy the whole scene, very tranquil
  • Have a great castle all to yourself. There's a tiny carpark, a sign and you can climb the spiral staircase five floors.
  • Amazing well preserved.
  • Interesting place worth a visit past the place many times before but never stopped,Good history.