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Listowel Castle

The Square, Listowel, Ireland
+353 68 22566
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Lovely setting, well worth the visit!

We took the guided tour, given by Ciara, a vibrant young woman with a degree in Irish History, so... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jan S
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Burnaby, Canada
via mobile
A learning experience

Ciara, our guide, gave us a wonderful tour of this castle, full of historical insights and context... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sandra W
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“guided tour” (13 reviews)
“great tour” (4 reviews)
“free tour” (4 reviews)
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The Square, Listowel, Ireland
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+353 68 22566
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"writer's museum"
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"answered all our questions"
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"great overview"
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"next door"
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"well worth a visit"
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"walk around"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the guided tour, given by Ciara, a vibrant young woman with a degree in Irish History, so we were treated to a lot of information we hadn't heard before on other tours. Not just the historical context, but also insight into the daily...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ciara, our guide, gave us a wonderful tour of this castle, full of historical insights and context. We arrived to the site and had to wait for our time to tour this castle. You cannot explore it on your own. So, we visited the town,...More

1  Thank Sandra W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely little rooms where people slept sitting up, fabulous stone work and stairways and that gorgeous River.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the guided tour. Morgan made history come alive and answered our questions with enthusiasm.

Thank Sunette W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the castle today on the way to Galway with two American tourists, we had a very enjoyable tour with Ciara, a very knowledgeable, enthusiastic and humorous guide with a great passion for history. I look forward to returning with more tourists. Thank you...More

2  Thank Eric H
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Did a fantastic (free) tour through this castle. Guide was excellent. The tour was about 45 minutes and very interesting as well as entertaining.

Thank Elaineandree
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Had a great visit to the Castle today which was made all the better by the informative and enthusiastic tour given to us by Sean.

Thank woodadam1
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Very accessible location. The "castle" however is mostly a façade left over from other time. It's a short walk from the other locations. It's worth going to.

Thank Clif C
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

The ruins of this Irish castle shows you Irish history at its best. A huge imposing castle built in ten centre of Listowel overlooking the beautiful river Feale. The castle was attacked over many centuries but the tours of this wonderful piece of history is...More

Thank Seán H
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We parked for free and walked round to find the tour was free too! Informative and funny tour with Cormac who was really patient and friendly with our 2 year old daughter. We were the only people too so had a guided tour all to...More

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Jackamo85
27 August 2017|
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Response from Eamonn G |
Hi there, Unfortunately the Castle will not be open in October, however you can try calling Desmond Hall, on 003536977408, and you may be able to arrange a tour.
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