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Athenry Castle

Athenry, Athenry, Ireland
+353 91 844 797
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A Great Historical Stop during your visit

The staff at Athenry Castle are very knowledgable about the Athenry Castle, Norman Castles in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JetLagJack
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Athenry, Ireland
Awesome views

One of the things about Ireland is the wealth of true history the country has to offer. Athenry was... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Stephen S
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Athenry, Athenry, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff at Athenry Castle are very knowledgable about the Athenry Castle, Norman Castles in general and the Abbey in Athenry near the castle. Definitely worth your stop!!

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

One of the things about Ireland is the wealth of true history the country has to offer. Athenry was truly a jewel. It didn't suffer from the mass tourism we experienced in other areas but had such wonderful areas to visit. If you are in...More

Thank Stephen S
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Very nice castle in Athenry that has been preserved, unlike many that are dotted around the countryside. The video on the upper floor gives great history to the place. Well worth a visit if you are in or passing Athenry.

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

On the drive from Galway to Dublin, I saw a sign for Athenry (specifically Athenry Castle). Always being interested in seeing the different castles in Ireland, I decided to make a quick detour. It was well worth it. The castle is not difficult to find...More

Thank arr0w6
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

The castle and grounds are quite photogenic! There are great views of the town from the upper levels. There was an interesting movie about the history of the castle

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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

On your visit to the historic town of Athenry, a visit would not be complete without seeing this fine example.

Thank Mark F
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Fascinating place to visit. As an archaeology student, I love visiting castles and tower houses, but what I liked most about Athenry castle was how well restored it is. It's done up just like how it would have been back in its heyday, and there...More

Thank bmelloy1
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

We were recently in Athenry and went to the Castle. It was a very interesting visit and the tour guide(Sorry I didn't get her name) was execellent and you could tell she really love her job !! She explained everything about the castle.

Thank donegal52
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We visited the Athenry Castle last week. It is well worth a visit. First we viewed the video which ran for about 20 minutes and this was very informative and interesting. It provided a historical prespective on this medieval castle and went on to give...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

The castle is fascinating,, and the staff was fun and informative! It wasn't crowded, and the town is lovely.

Thank Sarah B
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