Maynooth Castle, Maynooth

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#2 of 11 in Historic Sites in County Kildare
Historic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Ruin
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Maynooth Castle is a ruined 12th century castle in Maynooth, County Kildare, Ireland which stands at the entrance to the South Campus of Maynooth University. Constructed in the early 13th century, it became the primary residence of the Kildare Fitzmaurice and Fitzgerald family.
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  • Fantastic tour with Alan, the castle is steeped with history and Alan did a brilliant job at putting the history in place through the castle ruins. He made it very easy to picture the castle in its... 
    Fantastic tour with Alan, the castle is steeped with history and Alan did a brilliant job at putting the history in place through the castle ruins. He made it very easy to picture the castle in its...  more »
  • Katherine is one of the best guide we ever meet: thx to her we learn a lot about irish history. And the tour is free! 
    Katherine is one of the best guide we ever meet: thx to her we learn a lot about irish history. And the tour is free!  more »
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  • If you visit I would recommend going on guided tour - It's free and you learn a lot about Irish history. It exceeded our expectations! 10/10 must see :)
  • Katherine is one of the best guide we ever meet: thx to her we learn a lot about irish history

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