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We stopped on our way from Kilkenny to Dublin. It is hard to park, we tucked into a little spot on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Parking is tough, but the price is right

There seem to be three levels of castles that we have found in Ireland: you have the top tier like... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2016
Richmond, Virginia
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Although not well preserved, this medieval castle remains a popular attraction due to its unique architectural layout.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped on our way from Kilkenny to Dublin. It is hard to park, we tucked into a little spot on the road. It is worth the trip as we strolled, climbed, imagined what it would have looked like completed! Amazing history.

Thank 3triplet
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

There seem to be three levels of castles that we have found in Ireland: you have the top tier like Cahir and Trim that have everything fixed up and it costs money and there's parking. Then you have tier two that has good parking and...More

Thank jkunk
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Not easy to find as Ballymoon is sitting splendidly,as it has for 800 years,in the middle of a grass field.In all honesty there is not much to see other than the ruins of a square ancient fortification built by the Carew family in those lawless...More

1  Thank Sean002
Reviewed 26 January 2015

During a day trip, this was a site we wanted to see. However, the traffic was very busy, so we did a couple of drive byes, to see it. It is a shame there is no proper parking safely off the road.

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 23 September 2014

One of the many castle ruins in Ireland, but still looks majestic. Parking is just across the street, and then you walk through the field to the castle.

1  Thank MdVSouthAfrica
Reviewed 13 August 2013

It's hard to describe Ballymoon castle in more than just a partially complete castle ruins in a field. There is an information board that deciphers the remains into their original intentions, but despite not being much, it's quite nice just to walk around somewhere and...More

1  Thank Michaeldgibson
Reviewed 18 October 2012

This was the first ruins my husband and I visited when we arrived in Ireland and it really was fun. There is no parking and it is easy to miss - we drove past the castle twice before finding it and squeezing our rental car...More

Thank lashed
Reviewed 4 October 2012

There is very little of this castle left apart from one wall. There is not a lot one can say about it as its origins seem to be obscure. The local landscape is pretty though.

Thank Vivien H
Reviewed 17 July 2012

Its a bit of history right on our doorstep. I pass it everyday. My older children loved going there as young kids. Playing and exploring. Great place.

Thank Betty D
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile
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