Rock of Dunamase

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LandPC
Ireland’s Ancient East, Ireland157 contributions
Mar 2022
Had a really enjoyable visit here on a lovely Spring day. The terrain and the ruined buildings are amazing and the place is steeped in history but only a brief summary is available on the signboards.
Well worth the visit
Written 4 March 2022
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Cycle Dublin Bike Tours
Dublin, Ireland46 contributions
Jan 2022 • Friends
Amazing ruined castle sitting on top of a hill. Great views all around. Lots of history and it’s free! We’ll worth stopping off the Motorway to see
Written 4 January 2022
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Erik K
Pittsburgh, PA657 contributions
Sep 2021
My friend brought us here and said we absolutely needed to see it, she wasn't wrong!
This was absolutely amazing, got to walk through the ruins and perched up on the hill you could see for miles, it's easy to understand why a castle was build on this high ground!
Written 30 September 2021
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EmeraldIsle1703
County Dublin, Ireland378 contributions
Sep 2021
It had been a long time since I wanted to see this place and it was fabulous to walk through the ruins and have those amazing views all around
Written 7 September 2021
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rubylass
cork137 contributions
Jun 2021 • Friends
Breathtaking views and well worth stopping. Despite the fact that there are no facilities on site, it really does add to the experience. We visited with 2 very small kids and they loved running around the ruins. The views were spectacular and even thought it was busy when we visited we didn’t feel it was over crowded as there’s so much space. I would recommend anyone to visit if in the area.
Written 17 July 2021
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Bernie S
Belfast, UK588 contributions
Jun 2021 • Couples
We visited this site while staying overnight in Portlaoise. It is a very impressive site which has stunning views for miles. It is accessed from a small car park behind a church. The road signs to it end before you find it but Google maps can do the last bit. The path to the top is a gravel path which is steep in parts. For those with difficulty walking it might not be ideal nor for wheelchair access. For those with moderate difficulty in climbing heights it is possible. It is an old castle with an inner and outer keep. No toilets are available. Well worth a visit. It takes about an hour.
Written 17 July 2021
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Paul C
Dublin, Ireland12 contributions
Jul 2021
Fabulous views , well worth the climb. Be careful with younger kids you are climbing a ruined castle. no amenities bring drinks.
Written 17 July 2021
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phantasmus
Ireland484 contributions
May 2021
If you love experiencing history first-hand, this is for you. The ruins of a centuries-old structure that you can freely explore and walk around/in, with lovely views of the local farms and fields. If you're near Portlaoise and have an hour or so to spend, this is a lovely place to visit. Entry is free and there's also a lovely church and historic cemetery right next door.
Written 16 June 2021
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disbenmed
Galway, Ireland67 contributions
Jun 2021
Gorgeous ruins of a castle , set in a location guaranteed to provide stunning views over neighboring territory. Real history as well , going back to earliest Norman invaders.
Written 10 June 2021
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Cdunne97@yahoo.ie
Dublin, Ireland23 contributions
Sep 2020 • Couples
Beautiful scenery..i would not reccomend for people who cannot walk up steep hills and rocks..but worth a visit just to look at..and read about the history
Written 20 September 2020
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