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caroline g
36 contributions
Jul 2022 • Solo
I loved it here, i went here just after Lismore Castle and i prefered the towers. I had read about the family and there aspirations to have a mansion and there greed and was surprised at how small the buildings were and the rooms. It was beautiful though. The stone used, the gate, all so well done. I taught that was it until i walked along and found what looked like an elaborate bridge. It made me feel then that what id first seen was an entrance, a gate house. I think if they hadnt ran out of money, what they had intended to build would have been breath takingly beautiful. Beautiful woods, birds singing. Well worth a visit.
Written 2 August 2022
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Lauragear
35 contributions
Nov 2021 • Couples
We enjoyed a beautiful, short walk in the forest to explore incredible ruins! Definitely worth the quick stop.
Written 19 November 2021
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Michael H
Waterford, Ireland2 contributions
Sep 2021
Lovely way to spent an hour or two to let go and just chill and reflect. We loved this little adventure. Turn right on the walk just follow the path. Slow it right down and allow yourself the time to let this special place hit the soul.
Written 29 October 2021
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DUN01170
Dublin, Ireland273 contributions
Aug 2021
A most enjoyable loop walk takes in the Towers (grandiose gate lodges) and a remarkable bridge. We saw the area on a poor day, but the paths were manageable and the atmosphere overwhelmed us. The builder was a cruel landlord at the time of the Famine and the fate of his project seems most apt.
Written 16 August 2021
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bmnish1990
17 contributions
Jul 2021 • Couples
Absolutely worth the walk. Take your camera and a picnic and you can’t go wrong with this fairytale setting (despite it’s gruesome past!)
Written 10 August 2021
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Aine Barry
Dungarvan, Ireland8 contributions
Aug 2020 • Friends
Great place for a day out, nice walk in beautiful Lismore! Easy walk to do not difficult so great for all ages
Written 26 September 2020
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BettyJay
27 contributions
Aug 2020 • Family
Like something out if a fairytale. Great place for a picnic, and the walk is short so easy for smallies. Great hidden gem.
Written 11 August 2020
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Geraldine
Cork, Ireland1,764 contributions
Aug 2020 • Family
Worth a stop to walk to the Ballysaggartmore Towers & Lodge. Interesting history and a beautiful setting.
Written 5 August 2020
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FlynnB98
Cork, Ireland2 contributions
Nov 2019
This is a great spot to take a walk, up through the woods down to the towers. Really enjoyed seeing it, especially since it was a dry day.
Written 13 November 2019
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Rachael B
1,893 contributions
Jul 2019
Nice quiet stroll through an enchanted space to visit the Ballysaggartmore Towers. If you go in the morning you will have the trail and ruins all to yourself. The story behind this structure is almost humorous as the owner was a man trying to please his wife by keeping up with the Jones' and in turn went broke before the home was even built. They only made it as far as the gatehouse. Worth the visit. It;t quite lovely.
Written 13 November 2019
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