Heritage Ireland

Dungarvan Castle Highlights (5)

  1. Explore something rare

    Explore something rare

    The unusual Shell Keep at Dungarvan Castle. Where Officers and Soldiers stood guard over Dungarvan harbour

  2. Discover the Castle’s military past

    Discover the Castle’s military past

    How it played a part in so many of Irelands Wars. And, how it was captured so many times!

  3. Take a walk through time

    Take a walk through time

    See how Dungarvan Castle evolved from Medieval Fortress and Military Barracks to the local headquarters of the Garda Siochána.

  4. Discover Dungarvan’s War of Independence story and find out why the Castle’s mail was delivered by parachute.

  5. Lose your heart or your head

    Lose your heart or your head

    Visit the splendid South West Tower. Where heads were once displayed and where weddings now take place.

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