Shannon History
- Prehistoric monuments, medieval castles,churches and monastic sites retain the gloryof a colourful past.

Bunratty Castle and Folk Park
Built in 1425, the restored castle is the most complete and authentic medieval castle in Ireland. Within its grounds is Bunratty Folk Park where 19th century Irish village life-style, traditions and environment are faithfully recreated. www.shannonheritage.com

Rock of Cashel
Undoubtedly the country's most imposing fortification and the seat for centuries of the Kings of Munster. From the 12th to 17th centuries Cashel flourished as a religious centre and today this spectacular cluster of medieval buildings stand as a monument to that era. www.heritageireland.ie

King John's Castle
This 13th century castle, which dominates the medieval quarter of Limerick City, has been excavated, restored
and opened to reveal its Viking foundations - the fabric of the great fortress itself. An interpretative centre
provides an absorbing glimpse into the City's turbulent times, rich heritage and ancient past.
www.shannonheritage.com

Craggaunowen - the Living Past
Award-winning visitor attraction, set on 50 acres, interprets Ireland's prehistoric and early Christian past.
Life-size reconstructions in beautiful surroundings, based on archaeologists discoveries, show how our
ancestors lived. www.shannonheritage.com

Clonmacnoise
One of the most celebrated of Ireland's holy places is situated 'in a quiet, watered land' on the banks of
the River Shannon. This monastic city, founded by St. Ciaran in 548, is still a magnificent ecclesiastical site. www.heritageireland.ie

 
 
     
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