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Gallarus Castle

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Gallarus, Ballydavid, Kerry, Republic of Ireland
T: +353(0)669156444
E: micheal.demordha@opw.ie

Built in the 16th century, this castle has four storeys and has recently been "stabalised" by the OPW.

Built in the 16th century, this castle has four storeys and has recently been "stabalised" by the OPW. There is no record of its having been destroyed in war, but it most certainly was used in Cromwellian times and for garrisoning troops during the seige of Dún an Óir (1580).