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Historic Houses and Castles

Historic Houses and Castles

Ormond Castle

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Ormond Castle
Castle Park
Carrick On Suir
Tipperary
Republic of Ireland

Please note due to essential refurbishment works, the Castle will be closed to the public for 2016.

Ormond Castle is the best example of an Elizabethan manor house in Ireland. Built in the 16th Century, this manor house fronts a larger complex dating from the 14th century. Thomas Butler, 10th Earl of Ormond added the ‘new’ north range, which became known as the Manor House, to the existing buildings.

It boasts a typical manor house layout which includes a magnificent long gallery. Perhaps the most outstanding feature of the Tudor house is the decorative plasterwork which provides some of the finest early examples of the craft in Ireland, including plasterwork portraits in the 'state rooms'.

Guided Tours: Access by guided tour only: Duration: 45 minutes
Leaflet/Guide book: English, Irish, French, German, Italian, Spanish.
Restricted access for visitors with disabilities.

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Please note due to essential refurbishment works, the Castle will be closed to the public during 2016 until further notice. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Facilities: Toilets, Public car /coach parking close to the site.

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