The construction date of the earliest castle at Listowel dates to the 13th century but the present castle was probably built in the 15th century by the FitzMaurices.

Located in the historic town 
of Listowel this Castle stands 
on an elevation on a steep bank, overlooking the River Feale, above the location of a strategic ford.

A substantial part of the front of the castle survives consisting of two large, square towers of four storeys, standing almost to the original height of 15.3 metres, connected by a wall of the same height and linked together by an arch on one side.

A major programme of conservation works has been undertaken at the castle including the provision of an external staircase to allow public access to the upper levels.

  • Located in the historic town 
of Listowel
  • Stands almost 15.3 metres tall
  • A major programme of conservation works has been undertaken at the castle

Closed for the 2020 season

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Admission Prices 

Admission is FREE

Useful Information

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PARKING: Car & coach parking close to site

ACCESSIBILITY: Restricted access for visitors with disabilities

GROUPS: Out of season opening for groups by prior arrangement

Getting There

Situated in Listowel town centre

Map Location: 52.444351, -9.486932
Contact Listowel Castle

The Square, Listowel, Co. Kerry, Ireland

T: +353 (0)87 919 9725
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