Drimnagh Castle



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The last surviving medieval castle in Ireland with a flooded moat, Drimnagh dates back to the 13th century and was inhabited until 1954. The castle consists of a restored Great Hall and medieval Undercroft, a tall battlement tower and lookout posts, other separate buildings include stables, an old coach house and a folly. One of the most attractive features is the garden, a formal 17th-century layout with box hedges, yews and mop heads.

Drimnagh Castle
Long Mile Road,Drimnagh,DUBLIN 12,D12
Phone : 01 4502530


  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Parking onsite
  • Parking nearby
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: Open all year, Mon-Thur 9-4, Fri 9-1. Other times by appointment only. May close for private functions - please phone to check

About the area

Discover Dublin

It is often visited on a weekend trip, but rushing around is not the best way to experience Dublin. When Ireland joined the European Union, an economic boom began that flourished in the ‘Celtic Tiger’ years of the 1990s – fashion, the arts, food and Irish culture all blossomed, turning Dublin into one of the world’s hottest city destinations. Its transformation has continued into the 21st century with a technology boom.

There is something very special about this small city with its split personality – exhilarating and chic on one side but traditional, with an older generation still hanging on to pre-EU values, on the other.

One of the city’s irresistible charms is its welcoming people; so take time to relax in the pubs and cafes while absorbing the craic that is synonymous with the Irish. Slide away from the touristy themed pubs to discover the real heart of Dublin in its less well known taverns and in conversation with the locals.


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