Dunguaire Castle

Dunguaire Castle has the most picturesque location at the shores of Galway Bay near Kinvara in County Galway.

The castle comprises of a 75 foot tower and defensive wall against a stunning backdrop making this castle – the most photographed castle in Ireland!

Dunguaire Castle

Dunguaire Castle and its history lies at the heart of the Ireland’s literary revival in the early 20th century. It was built in 1520 by the O’Hynes clan on the picturesque shores of Galway Bay. This restored 16th century tower house sits on a rocky outcrop on the shores of Galway Bay.  In the early 17th century the castle passed into the hands of the Martyn’s of Galway. Richard Martyn, Mayor of Galway lived here until 1642 and the Martyn’s of Tulira Castle, owned the castle until this century.

To find out more, visit the Dunguaire Castle website. 

Dunguaire Castle Banquet

Dunguaire offers food that will please your palate and entertainment to lift your soul. You will delight in stories and excerpts specially selected to lighten your heart. Let the castle’s superb artists inspire you with extracts chosen from the works of great literary writers such as Synge, Yeats, Shaw and O’Casey. 

Book Your Medieval Banquet at Dunguaire Castle Today.