Cahir Castle

Cahir Castle

Contact Details

Address:  Castle St., Cahir, Co. Tipperary.
Telephone No:  +353 52 7441011 
Fax No:  +353 52 7442324

Opening Hours

Mid Oct - February: Daily 09.30 - 16.30

March - Mid June: Daily 09.30 - 17.30
Mid June - August; Daily 09.00 - 18.30
Sept - Mid Oct: Daily 09.30 - 17.30

Closed at Christmas from the 24th to the 30th December inclusive.

Average Length of Visit: 1 - 1.5 hours

Admission Fees

D Adult: €4.00
Sen/Group: €3.00
Child/Student: €2.00
Family: €10.00
Please note there are no credit and debit card facilities at this site.


Exhibitions, Toilets, Public Car/Coach park close to site.

Restaurants/Tearooms: None

Exhibition: Cahir Castle is currently exhibiting local Print and memorabilia, from the 1916 Easter Rising and the War of Independence.  This Collection is on display in the Great Hall until September 30th 2016.

Once the stronghold of the powerful Butler family, the castle retains its impressive keep, tower and much of its original defensive structure. It is one of Ireland's largest and best preserved castles. It is situated on a rocky island on the River Suir. The castle's attractions include an excellent audio-visual show which informs visitors about the castle.

Location: Centre of Cahir Town (Heritage Town).

Bus Route(s):  Contact Bus Eireann, Travel Centre +353 1 8366111.

Guided Tours:
Maximum number: 40 - 50
Duration:  30 - 40 minutes
Please note that all groups must be pre-booked.

Leaflet/Guide book: English. Irish, French, German, Italian, Spanish.

Seasonal Events: Please check in advance using contact details listed above

Photography / Video allowed: Yes, but permission required for commercial purposes

Additional Information: AV presentation entitled "Cahir Castle and the Story of Irish Castles".  Duration 15 mins and available in English, Irish, French, German, Italian

Limited access for visitors with disabilities by prior arrangements

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