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Beautiful Gardens.

Look I'm a chicken and I already talk a lot so I did NOT kiss the Blarney Stone. That aspect a bit... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2015
karenpB4930QA
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Kinsale, Ireland
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Lovely castle

The castle is being restored at the moment but you can walk up the path to get close to it. There... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2015
lucyyeah
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Ennis, Ireland
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25 Jul 2017
“Still under renovation. ”
2 Sep 2015
“Beautiful Gardens. ”
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Castle still under renovation in July 2017. Relatively easy to find with GPS. Follow the road signs off the main highway.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank mhabhab
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Look I'm a chicken and I already talk a lot so I did NOT kiss the Blarney Stone. That aspect a bit commercial but the grounds were beautiful and the history interesting. Worth a visit The township very quaint. It was pouring rain on our...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

The castle is being restored at the moment but you can walk up the path to get close to it. There is an sign ay the gate that outlines the history of the castle. I will return when the restoration work is complete.

3  Thank lucyyeah
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Yes, All your readers are correct, the castle is being restored, however there is video plus still images of the castle well before the restoration work started. It is a magnificent building, well worth the drive or short walk down the lane. This footage can...More

Date of experience: July 2014
4  Thank irlandaturismoeu
Reviewed 16 October 2013

Went there in September 2013 and the place is completely covered in scaffolding and you can't go anywhere near it. I'm sure it would be fun, but just be forewarned if you're making your way down there soon.

Date of experience: September 2013
2  Thank Katy B
Reviewed 9 June 2013

Oh Ballymallis castle is set in a beautiful; area of Beaufort and the castle has such a wonderful hisory, it is a lovely castle

Date of experience: June 2013
2  Thank misschatterb0x
Reviewed 11 March 2013

Based off the other 5 star review for this castle I decided to go in search of it. While it is not exactly where shown it is not far off at all. It's on N72 past killorgin and not much before the gap of dunloe....More

Date of experience: March 2013
7  Thank kallie p
Reviewed 15 March 2012

The address on TripAdvisor is wrong. Entered into two different GPS's, it lead to the same urban location- we even asked around and were told there were no ruins in that general area. Wasted several hours of vacation. :-(

Date of experience: March 2012
Thank CurlyLindsay
Reviewed 29 May 2011

This small castle ruin is at the end of a small farm road and marked only with a small sign at the main road. Don't give up too soon, just keep going to the end. There is a small gate that you go through that...More

9  Thank Jokernv
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