This is a unique heritage attraction located in the centre of Newcastle West—a Co.Limerick town located on the N21 between Limerick City and Killarney, Co.Kerry.
Desmond Hall Newcastle West was built by the Fitzgeralds (Earl of Desmond) in the 1200’s. It is an imposing two-storey structure and was used by the Earls of Desmond for banqueting and entertainment. It has a fascinating history; having survived battles, sieges and rebellions.
The hall, vaulted lower chamber and adjoining tower were all constructed during the 15th century (the hall and chamber were built on the remains of a 13th century structure of similar size). Its restored medieval features include an oak musicians’ gallery and a limestone hooded fireplace.
Open Daily 10:00 – 18:00
Last admission 17:15
Further information available at www.heritageireland.ie
Admission is FREE
PARKING: Parking available close to site
ACCESSIBILITY: Partial access for visitors with disabilities
Situated in the town centre of Newcastle West
The Square, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick, Ireland
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