Tourist Information Dublin

Castles & Stately Homes

Dublin castle was originally built on the orders of King John of England in 1204 on a site previously settled by the Vikings.
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Newbridge House is a delightful 18th century manor set on 350 acres of parkland, boasting one of the finest Georgian interiors in Ireland
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Áras an Uachtaráin is the official residence of the president of the Republic of Ireland and located in the Phoenix Park.
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Ardgillan Castle is a large country house built in 1738 on the outskirts of Dublin.
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Ashtown Castle is a fortified house in the Phoenix Park and forms part of the Phoenix Park Visitor Centre.
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The Bedford Tower of 1761 comprises the centrepiece of Dublin Castle's principal Georgian courtyard.
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Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre provides a great family day out in the 14th Century Castle in Dalkey town centre.
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Drimnagh castle, a Norman building, is the only remaining castle in Ireland with a flooded moat around it.
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Howth Castle, one of the oldest occupied buildings in Ireland, is the ancestral home of the line of the Earl of Howth.
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Malahide Castle, parts of which date to the 12th century, is set on 260 acres estate parkland in the seaside town of Malahide.
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Powerscourt Estate, in County Wicklow is a beautiful country estate, noted for its house, landscaped gardens and cascading waterfall.
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Rathfarnham Castle is believed to have been built in 1583 by Yorkshireman, Adam Loftus.
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The Bermingham Tower and its adjoining buildings served as the main cell and dungeon block in Dublin Castle.
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Marlay House, in the grounds of Marlay Park was built by Thomas Taylor and was known as ‘The Grange’.
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Swords Castle was built as the manorial residence of the Archbishops of Dublin around 1200 in Swords, just north of Dublin.
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