One of Ireland’s finest and best-preserved medieval fortresses, Cahir Castle is picturesquely located on an island in the River Suir. Home for centuries to the Butlers, Barons of Cahir, it’s high walls and towers dominate the town’s skyline.

Take a guided tour and discover stories of rivalries and rebellions, conquests and characters which the castle witnessed down the centuries. Its formidable location and design meant that Cahir Castle remained impregnable until the use of heavy artillery against it in 1599.