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Killenure Castle

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Knockavilla,, Dundrum, Tipperary, Republic of Ireland
T: +353(0)6271498
E: info@killenure.com

Killenure Castle is a unique medieval site,circa 1560. Situated 5 miles /8km , Dundrum Road out side Cashel (Rock of Cashel) ,Co Tipperary.

Killenure Castle is a composition of architecture spanning over a period of 450 years. The ruinous monument is the last stronghold of the O'Dwyer Clan and is the only structure in Ireland to have four round towers. It is a site that hosts both cultural and historical celebration.

It is a home to the current owners and their three children. It is also home to a happy herd of Dexter cattle, a native breed of dwarf cattle that originated in the early 17th century in the locality. There are tea, coffee and toilet facilities available.

Private Hire of the property is available for events. Private tour guides are available on request. Pop up boutique cultural events occur during the year. There are a number of hotels and guesthouses within easy access of Killenure Castle.

Visit the Little Tea Room and even bring home some locally made cakes and jams.

Open on selected days throughout 2015.
May 10-31,
June 1-30,
Aug 22-30, 10.30am - 2.30pm

To avoided disappointment please telephone for more information on visiting arrangements.