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Minard Castle

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Minard, Lispole, Kerry, Republic of Ireland
T: +353(0)669151188

Minard Castle is said to have been built by the Knight of Kerry, and it is the largest fortress on the peninsula. It is one of the locations used in the film "Ryans Daughter", where Rosy met the English Captain.

Minard Castle is said to have been built by the Knight of Kerry, and it is the largest fortress on the peninsula. It is one of the locations used in the film "Ryans Daughter", where Rosy met the English Captain.

Heed the warning signs on the castle.

The beach beside the castle is a storm beach, and has large sandstone boulders, which were used for ogham stones in the locality, and are of unique geological interest.