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Ogonnelloe, Killaloe, Scarriff
County Clare, Ireland V94 DE20
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Cahir Castle

An imposing 13th-15th Century structure, Cahir Castle was
skilfully designed by Conor O’Brien to be a state-of-the-art
defensive castle. Appearing to grow from the actual rock on
which it stands, the castle has been the scene of sieges and
bombardments for centuries.

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.
For more info:
Cahir Castle
The Rock of Cashel

Cashel was once the seat of the Kings of Munster and
capital of this southern province. The Rock, which rears
above the plain, dominated the land routes southwards.  
Kings of Ireland as well as Munster came to this spot and
St. Patrick is known to have preached on the rock and
converted the local King, Aenghus, here in the 5th Century.
Brian Boru was also crowned King of Ireland on this spot in
the early 11th Century. King Cormac built his superb
Royal Chapel in the 12th century.
For more info:  
The Rock of Cashel
A full day tour of these iconic places of historic
significance in Irish History are a must see for those
touring our area.
Rock of Cashel
The Rock of Cashel
Cahir Castle
Cahir Castle
Cahir Castle
Directions

From Glocca Morra B&B turn right out of the drive in the
direction of Killaloe.  Cross over the bridge to Ballina and
turn right on the R494.  Continue to Birdhill roundabout and
take the second exit.  Continue to the next roundabout and
take the second exit.  At the next roundabout take the 1st exit
for the M7 in the direction of Limerick.  Continue on the M&
and exit at Junction 29.  Stay in the left lane and turn left onto
the N24 in the direction of Tipperary.  In Tipperary town stay
in the left lane and turn left  at the roundabout to stay on the
N24 to Cahir. After 20km there's another roundabout and
take the 2nd exit for the R640 to Cahir.  1.5km turn left on
R640. You'll see Cahir Castle on your right with the car park
adjacent to the Castle.

After seeing Cahir Castle turn right out of the car park. Turn
left onto the Square for the R670. Follow to the next turn and
turn right for the N24.  At the next roundabout take the 1st
exit for the N24.  At the next roundabout take the 3rd exit for
the N24.  At the next roundabout take the 3rd exit for the M8
to Dublin/Cashel.  Continue on M8 to Junction 8 and veer
lerft for the R692 to Cashel. Continue on R692 which turns
into the R639.290m turn left on R660. 25m turn left on Moor
Ln. 88m slight right to Rock Ln. 81m turn right to stay on
Rock Ln.  There's parking straight ahead at the Rock of
Cashel.

After the Rock of Cashel exit the car park and continue
straight on. 180m turn left onto Rock Ln. 59m turn left to stay
on Rock Ln. Continue straight on and then turn left onto
R660.  14.1km turn right to stay on R660.  150m slight right
to stay on R660.  110m turn left to stay on R660.  4.1km
slight right.  1.8km turn right onto R503.  38m turn left.  3km
slight left onto R498. 25.1km at the roundabout take the 2nd
exit for the M7 to Limerick.  21.2km exit at Junction 27 for
Killaloe/Ballina.  At the roundabout take the 2nd exit for the
R494. At the next roundabout take the 1st exit.  Continue to
Birdhill roundabout and take the 2nd exit to continue on
R494. In Ballina turn left at the mini roundabout to cross the
bridge to Killaloe.  At the end of the bridge turn right for the
R463.  Follow this road for 10km and you'll find yourself
back at Glocca Morra B&B!