Address: Castle St., Cahir, Co. Tipperary.
Telephone No: +353 52 7441011
Fax No: +353 52 7442324
Re-open on the 17th March 2015. Restricted access due to on-going essential works.
Admission charges are currently suspended, but this will be reviewed as work progresses.
Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
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
Exhibitions, Toilets, Public Car/Coach park close to site.
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.
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