It’s pretty tough to keep track of all the castles we’re looking at. Unfortunately (or fortunately?), we have more coming your way. Here are five more castles in Ireland you can stay at, if you happen to find yourself in the area.

1. Lough Cutra Castle

Lough Cutra Castle and Estate has a long and varied history. The countryside surrounding Lough Cutra contains much evidence of a history dating back to the Tuatha Da Danaans. Evidence of old churches, cells and monasteries are prolific in the area and a number of the islands on the lake contain the remnants of stone alters. The history of the estate can be traced back as far as 866 A.D.
– from the castle’s website

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2. Lismore Castle

Lismore Castle is a luxury exclusive use castle, built by King John in 1185. It sleeps up to 27 guests and is perfect for family gatherings and celebrations. The castle is located approximately 50 minutes from Cork, 45 minutes from Waterford and 3 hours from Dublin or Shannon.
– from the castle’s website

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3. Turin Castle

Turin Castle is situated in the ancient barony of Kilmaine, surrounded by 16 acres of rich walled pasture land; it is well serviced with airports, being 46 km from Galway, 60 km from Knock and 123 km from Shannon. The nearest town is Balinrobe, which is 8 km away, offering a good selection of pubs and eateries. The picturesque village of Cong, famous for the John Ford film “The quiet man” and Ashford Castle, is also close by. Turin Castle is a luxury self catering venue, which is ideal for weddings, birthday parties or special events.
– from the castle’s website

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4. Lisheen Castle

 Lisheen Castle was purchased by the Everard family and restored from ruin between the years 1995 – 2000. Today, the property operates as a luxury self catering castle, with optional catering arranged on request. Lisheen Castle makes for a memorable stay, as guests experience the whole castle for their own private use. Lisheen Castle stands in the County of Tipperary in the centre of Ireland and so is accessible to many of the most popular tourist sites and attractions.
– from the castle’s website

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All images are from their respective castles’ websites.

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A college student and frustrated writer who loves to drink a lot of coffee, play video games, read speculative fiction, and dream about castles.

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