Dungarvan Castle

Contact Details

Address: Castle Street, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford
Telephone No: +353 58 48144
Email: charlesfort@opw.ie

Opening Hours

26th May - 28th September 2016: Daily 10.00 - 18.00
Last admission 45 minutes before closing.

Average Length of Visit: 45 minutes


Admission Fees



Audio-visual exhibition, toilets and toilet for visitor with disabilities.

Dungarvan Castle is a venue for Civil / Humanist Wedding Ceremonies.

Restaurant/Tearooms: None

The castle consists of a polygonal shell keep with an enclosing curtain wall, a corner tower and a gate tower. The shell keep is the earliest structure, dating from the 12th century. Shell keeps are common in England, but rare in Ireland. Inside the curtain wall is a two storey military barracks, which dates from the first half of the 18th century. The barracks is now restored and houses an informative exhibition on the history of the castle.

Location: At eastern end of Davitt's Quay/Castle Street

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

Guided Tours: Access to the castle is by guided tour only.

Leaflet/Guide book: English

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

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

Additional Information: Access to the castle is restricted due to ongoing conservation works.  Exhibition centre is fully accessible to visitors with disabilities.

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