Leap Castle, Roscrea

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Leap Castle (; Irish: Caisleán Léim Uí Bhánáin) is a castle in Coolderry, County Offaly, Ireland, about 6 km north of the town of Roscrea and 10 km south of Kinnitty on the R421.

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  • So much history. What a gorgeously historic place. From the very unassuming drive in to knocking on the door and not knowing what to expect. Invited in by Sean who lives there and has restored the...  more »
  • From the drive in..the cats in the drive..the single lantern to give light..the incredible warmth and knowledge of its proprietor..this castle is a fantastic venue.. Thank you Sean...  more »
  • Voted one of the most haunted castles, always wanted to visit this place for ages. I wasn't disappointed, the man who owned this place was a great historian and knew everything that you needed to know about the history of the castle. Let us look around the castle and it was wonderful. Be definitely back again.
  • This place was creepy full of history, and I loved it! Would recommend anyone who is even remotely close to take a visit. If you're lucky the owner will place you some traditional Irish music.

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