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Bunratty Castle

Bunratty Castle is the most complete and authentic mediaveal castle in Ireland. Built in 1425, & plundered on many occasions, it was restored to its former splendour with furnishings & tapestries capturing the mood and the style of the times.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Felt like I was in a fantasy
  • Cons:Low walls and doorways
  • In a nutshell:Fantastical
  • Last visit to Shannon: Jun 2003
  • Intro Updated Apr 17, 2004
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  • orlikins's Profile Photo
    Mar 29, 2005 at 2:36 AM

    hope you checked out Limerick City as well :)

  • aussiedoug's Profile Photo
    Apr 17, 2004 at 5:46 PM

    Looks like a gr8 castle indeed, to be sure, to be sure (don't think that sounded very Irish after all! lol!) You're a lucky traveller Andrea, been so many top places.

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Apr 10, 2004 at 7:36 PM

    Thanks for two great tips on Shannon!

  • eiresoldier's Profile Photo
    Feb 8, 2004 at 11:25 AM

    hey great irish page dazzle next time visit cork city;-)))

  • hevbell's Profile Photo
    Jan 20, 2004 at 1:24 AM

    will have to remember to visit Bunratty castle if I fly to Shannon. I might go this year as my local airprot now has flights there. Irelands gorgeous :)

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