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Roscrea Castle and Damer House

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Roscrea Heritage, Castle Street, Roscrea, Tipperary, Republic of Ireland
T: +353(0)50521850
E: roscreaheritage@opw.ie

The stone castle is located in Roscrea, County Tipperary and consists of a gate tower, curtain walls and two corner towers dating from the 1280's. The castle rooms are furnished and some house exhibitions.

Roscrea Castle was built in the early 18th century in the Queen Anne style, Damer House is an example of pre-Palladian architecture. Its rooms house temporary exhibitions. One of the rooms is furnished in period style. It also has a restored mill displaying original St Cronan's high cross and pillar stone.

There is disabled access to the gardens only, guided tours are available on request and facilities include public car parking and toilets.