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Dardistown Castle was built in 1465 by John Cornwalsh with a British Government grant of £10.Dardistown is an excellent example of a large fifteenth Century Manor House.
In the mid 1400.s the English were fully occupied in the Hundred Years War.To compensate for their military absence from Ireland a limited number of government grants of 10 pounds were made available to landowners in the Pale ,for the building of fortified houses. John Cornwalsh obtained a 10 pounds grant in 1465 for the building of Dardistown Castle.
Open on selected days throughout 2014.
January, Februray , May, June, July, September.
From Thurs & Saturdays,
Aug Heritage Week 23- 31,10am-2pm
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