Adare Castle is found in Southwest Ireland in a small town called - you guessed it - Adare. The castle is a major attraction in County Limerick and a source of pride for all those who live in Munster Province.
If you want to reach Adare Castle from Dublin Airport, expect the journey to take just over two hours. The drive is a breeze and stays almost entirely on the M7 until you switch to the M21 after passing Limerick.
On the banks of the Maigue River is the Adare Castle, an incredible manor house that dates back to the 18th century.
Located in the town of Adare in County Limerick, Adare Castle is a sprawling estate that takes up over 800 acres.
The castle boasts nearly 400 stained glass windows, and there are gargoyles scattered throughout the estate.
Perhaps best of all, Adare Castle is now a golf resort, which means that you can live out your fantasy and spend a night in an Irish castle.
Fun fact: the word Adare derives from the Irish Áth Dara, meaning "ford of [the] oak" (source: Wikipedia).
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Irish Castles offer numerous opportunities to enjoy Irish experiences and share your Irish side with others.
Visiting them in person is obviously a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, not to be missed! But travel is not required to enjoy these magnificent treasures.
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Great question! As you can see, lovely Adare Castle - and hundreds
more castles on the Emerald Isle by the way - offer many opportunities
for enjoying an Irish experience and expressing your personal Irish
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