Ireland is a beautiful country that people visit by the thousands every year. What people love to visit the most in Ireland are the beautiful castles that adorn the countryside. Since not everyone can fork out the money to head to Ireland, we have gathered these 13 Goregous Irish Castles pictures!
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Adare Castle is considered to be one of the most gorgeous castles in all of Ireland with it scuptured grounds and impressive architecture.
Carlow Castle was once an impressive structure until it got blown up in 1814 by a doctor. Today, the castle is open for tourism during the week, and the key to it is at the local mineral water factory.
Greencastle was built in 1230 by Hugh de Lacy for protection. However, by 1260, it was attacked and destroyed by the Irish and soon was occupied by Richard de Burgh, who was considered the most powerful Irish citizen.
Lemanagh Castle is a giant limestone castle that was built in the 1400s, and its purpose was to protect the Burren. The castle fell into ruin by the 1800s, but today, the castle can be seen, but the owners of the property do not allow for visitors.
Mallow Castle is quite old, and experts put its construction date to be around 1185 AD. Recently, Mallow Castle was bought by Cork County Council, and there are plans to take the 30 acres that serve as the castle grounds to be developed, but for now, it is unknown what the fate of the castle will be.
Old Crom Castle was built in 1611 by a Scottish man named Michael Balfour. The castle was destroyed by fire in 1764, but was never repaired. Old Crom Castle is open six months out of the year to visitors from April to September.
So, did you enjoy your trip to Ireland to check out the beautiful castles? If you were blown away but these old Irish castles, be sure to leave us a comment below. However, we have links to even more lists below so click on one and let’s get started!