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Kilmacduagh Tower

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Quite by Chance

Some of the best experiences happen without planning. Driving from Doolin to Portumna Castle I saw... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, Canada
Highlight of our Trip

We decided to take the trip back to Galway from the Cliffs of Moher through the National Park to... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
Curtis O
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“amazing site”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the best experiences happen without planning. Driving from Doolin to Portumna Castle I saw this collection of ruins from the road. I wasn't in any way prepared to see these, nor when I got there did I see any attempt to commercialize this...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We decided to take the trip back to Galway from the Cliffs of Moher through the National Park to see some different views and we are so glad we did. We happened upon this gem and we loved walking around the grounds. This is exactly...More

Thank Curtis O
Reviewed August 8, 2018

We were following our GPS which took us on route R460 on our way to the Cliffs of Moher and we stumbled on this beautiful graveyard and monastery ruins. What a wonderful think to see in the turn of the road. There was only one...More

Thank Geralyn K
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Kilmacduagh is an easy side trip along the route from Shannon airport to Galway and was the perfect start to our Ireland vacation. It is only minutes from the main highway and worth the effort to see these splendid ruins. Make sure you instruct the...More

1  Thank AlexanderD
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

We rode our motorcycle up to this very interesting property and noticed it was pretty deserted. Just one other family was leaving and a panel van was driving around one of the structures in the distance. Started looking around and reading the sign then ventured...More

1  Thank Krystal D
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing, bearing the history from 7th Century! We visited the place this morning. would be great place for family visit. The route to this monument is kinda long detour! the other problem is that there is no Toilet when you get there.

1  Thank sannia97
Reviewed June 2, 2018

Kilmacduagh is off the regular bus route, so you're not inundated with crowds. This is one of the few towers still standing in Ireland and is situated on the outskirts of the Burren. The ruins of the church and related buildings are well preserved. Stop...More

Thank SeanPOM
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

I get such an appreciation of the past when you see these enormous solid stone structures still standing. It’s a quiet place. You have access to look at all the buildings there. There were just a few people milling around. Your imagination wonders to what...More

1  Thank Kathy G
Reviewed April 29, 2018

These ruins are marvelous, the best we have seen in Ireland, and with an impact rating close to the Forum in Rome. They seem to suddenly appear out of nowhere as you drive from Gort to Corofin along the open, eastern barren hills of Burren...More

2  Thank Bruce B
Reviewed April 9, 2018

I had long heard of this place and seen many beautiful pictures. It did not disappoint. A site of such historical history. It is very close to the Burren so you can see both. Another beautiful out of the way place that is worth the...More

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November 4, 2017|
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Response from MiguelMaher | Reviewed this property |
The ruins are picturesque. It was interesting to see the remains of five churches all in the same area. I'd suggest reading the history before you go, to appreciate it better. My husband enjoyed the ruins more than I... More
February 15, 2016|
Response from Alex W | Reviewed this property |
Just find your way to Gort, it's not far out of the town. If you take the R460 out of Gort to Corofin, you can't miss it. It's on your right. Well worth a visit