Dunguaire Castle's Medieval Banquet

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Top 1% in Galway About the TripExpert Score

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On a rock north of Kinvara Bay, the 16th-century Dunguaire Castle spectacularly commands all the approaches to Galway Bay. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

Erected around 1520 by the O'Hynes clan, Dunguaire Castle is widely believed to occupy the former site of the 6th-century royal palace of Guaire Aidhne, the king of Connaught. Full review →


Michelin Guide 53

The mellow-coloured landscape is dwarfed by the austere outline of the fortified four-storey house built in 1520 by a descendant of the kings of Connaught in the 7C. After looking at the... Full review →

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