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Cahir Castle is one of Ireland’s most well-maintained and largest castles. It stands splendidly on a rocky island in the River Suir. It was built at the cutting edge of defensive castle design, around 800 years ago, according to the time, much of the original structure has survived.

Let’s look at the detailed travel guide for Cahir Castle:

How To Get To Cahir Castle?

It is located in Southern Ireland near cities like Limerick, Waterford, and Cork. You can rent a car and drive your way to the castle. It will be a drive of around 1 hour.

Is Cahir Castle Worth Visiting?

Beautiful Cahir Castle
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Rock Of Cashel is at half an hour distance of the Cahir Castle, and hence there’s usually less crowded here, which means that you can explore every corner of the place at your own pace.

You will have a lot of time to grasp the wonderful landscape view.

Tickets And Timings?

Ticket Price to enter the castle:

Adult: € 5 

Senior: € 4

Child/ Student: € 3

Family: € 13

Timings of the Castle:

9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Cahir Castle

full view of the castle
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A fantastic audio-visual exhibition now gives visitors a thorough understanding of the castle’s extensive history. The castle has also attracted visitors as a film and television location.

In addition to the fact that it is less crowded makes it even prettier.

majestic view and a vibrant history
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Built-in the thirteenth century, the castle served the powerful Butler family. It had a strong design built, but it fell to the Earl of Essex in 1599 during the Irish Confederate Wars.

The last Lord Cahir died in 1961, and the castle was handed over to the state. 

If you’re somewhere around then it’s a must-visit tourist attraction, and indeed you’ll have a great time here.


I hope that you enjoy your time at Cahir Castle. Let me know in the comments if this guide was helpful or not. 

Head to my blog for mode detailed travel guides for Rock Of Cashel, and Jerpoint Abbey.

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