List of castles in the Republic of Ireland

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For more details on Irish castles, see Castles in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Castles in the Republic of Ireland is a link page for any castle in the Republic of Ireland.

By county[edit]

County Carlow[edit]

County Cavan[edit]

County Clare[edit]

County Cork[edit]

County Donegal[edit]

County Dublin[edit]

County Galway[edit]

Aughnanure Castle
Fiddaun Castle

County Kerry[edit]

White's Castle, Athy

County Kildare[edit]

County Kilkenny[edit]

County Laois[edit]

County Leitrim[edit]

County Limerick[edit]

County Longford[edit]

County Louth[edit]

County Mayo[edit]

County Meath[edit]

OPW info

County Monaghan[edit]

County Offaly[edit]

Leap Castle

County Roscommon[edit]

County Sligo[edit]

County Tipperary[edit]

County Waterford[edit]

County Westmeath[edit]

County Wexford[edit]

County Wicklow[edit]

  • Carnew Castle, Carnew. Tower House Ruins, built in the late 16th century.
  • Castle Howard Wicklow, Intact Castle with the addition of a 19th-century Mansion.
  • Dunganstown Castle, Dunganstown. Remains of a large late-17th Century U-plan house and early 17th Century tower.
  • Glenart Castle, Arklow. Intact Castle in use as a hotel.
  • Fassaroe Castle, Bray. Built in 1536 by 'Master Tresover' currently in ruins.
  • Kiltegan Castle, Kiltegan. Intact Castle
  • Kiltimon Castle, Newcastle. C.1550, now in use as a folly.
  • Kindelstown Castle, Greystones. Castle Ruins
  • Oldcourt Castle, Bray. Built by the Earl of Ormond in 1433 currently in ruins.
  • Ormonde Castle, Arklow. Castle ruins, built in 1169 on an old Viking site and destroyed by Oliver Cromwell's army in the 17th century.
  • Threecastles Castle, Manor Kilbride, Blessington. Largely intact late 14th/15th-century castle marking the boundary of the Pale.
  • The Black Castle, Wicklow Town (now ruins). In 834 AD the Vikings fortified a strategic rocky promontory at the mouth of the Vartry River in Wicklow Town. Following the Norman invasion a castle was subsequently built, now known as the Black Castle. Between 1295 and 1315 the castle was attacked and burnt down twice by the local O'Byrne Clan.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Photographs of Castledonovan Castle undergoing restoration by Mike Searle (2007)
  2. ^ Castle Harrison
  3. ^ "Ballybur Castle Website". Retrieved 2011-11-22.