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Clonony Castle

R357 Route Regionale | 53.236017,-7.923752, Shannonbridge, Ireland
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Group visit by CRRG Dublin (motorcycle touring group)

Best to ring and arrange your visit. Our group arrived on a Saturday as arranged and were warmly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CRRG_Dublin
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Dublin, Ireland
Very Interesting

I had cousins visiting from the US and called here to check it out. Would totally recommend. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TravellingAnnie007
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Dublin
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R357 Route Regionale | 53.236017,-7.923752, Shannonbridge, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best to ring and arrange your visit. Our group arrived on a Saturday as arranged and were warmly greeted by Rebecca, the owner. She gave us an interesting tour of the castle and its history. It would have been great to climb to the top...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had cousins visiting from the US and called here to check it out. Would totally recommend. The owner is a very interesting lady in her own right but to see what she has actually done herself in repairing the castle is incredible. She showed...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

If you are interested in castles, interested in hauntings, interested in history, or simply interested in having the most enjoyable day in Ireland, you must visit this castle and meet Rebecca. You will not be disappointed! Rebecca is an amazing inspiring woman who will leave...More

2  Thank Terri R
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

Rebecca Armstrong is, she tells us, restoring her *fourth* castle, says it's the only Tudor castle in all of Ireland. Rebecca, now widored, has her hands full, but if the project is moving slowly, the results so far are extraordinary. Be sure and get the...More

1  Thank Ganfo
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

I brought a group of 4 from Florida here to give them a feeling for an authentic Irish castle and it could not have been more fun! The owner Rebecca has restored this castle herself and she is an inspiration. It's a small castle and...More

2  Thank Tara-IrelandPlanner
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

After being disappointed by not getting in to see Leap Castle we continued our search for haunted castles and stopped by Clonony Castle and was greated so friendily by the owner. She was so sweet. Told us of the history of the castle, her sightings...More

1  Thank Chuck B
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Reviewed 12 November 2016

Very interesting place with a very interesting history, although closed when we were there, Rebecca, the owner welcomed us in to the first floor and told us a bit of the history.

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Reviewed 23 June 2016

As a historical landmark it needs attention. This castle is directly related to Henry VIII as it was the home of the Boleyn family at one stage.It would be nice to be able to explore further but Health & Safety must be taken into account.

1  Thank LiamdeR
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Reviewed 31 December 2015

This is a very cool castle that's well-worth visiting if you're in the area. The caretaker is a nice woman that's very chatty and willing to show you about the place. She'll tell you stories of its history, renovation, and of course the haunting of...More

3  Thank mjconns
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Reviewed 21 September 2015

Stopped at this castle as we were just passing by, but sadly it wasn't open. We had a wee look through the gate though and then looked it up online to find it has the most intreguing history. I had no idea there was a...More

1  Thank Claire L
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