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Ross Castle

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Ross Road, Killarney, Kerry, Republic of Ireland
T: +353(0)646635851
F: +353(0)646635852
E: rosscastle@opw.ie

Ross Castle is a 15th century tower house located in Killarney, County Kerry. It is a typical example of the stronghold of an Irish chieftain in the Middle Ages and is fully restored and furnished with period oak furniture.

Ross Castle was built in the 15th century and is typical of its style, with square bartizans on diagonally opposite corners and a thick end wall containing a tier of chambers and winding stairs.

Language guides are available and they have guidebooks in English, Irish, French, German and Italian. There is access for disabled visitors on the ground floor.