Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Bunratty Castle & Folk park is one of Ireland's premier visitor attractions and richly deserves to feature on the itinerary of every visitor to the Shannon region. Bunratty Castle, built in 1425, is the most complete and authentic medieval fortress in Ireland and contains furnishings, tapestries, and works of art from the period.
The castle is famous for the night time medieval banquets which operate there throughout the year (reservations necessary).
Bunratty Folk Park, set on 26 acres, is a stunning recreation of 19th Century Ireland and features various types of farmhouses, a church, a magical walled garden and village street complete with pub, post office and various shops. A traditional Irish Night operates in the Folk Park on evenings from April - October (reservations necessary).