Monkstwon Castle
A view of Monkstown Castle by Gabriel Beranger (c.1729-1817)

A view of Monkstown Castle by Gabriel Beranger (c.1729-1817)

From next Tuesday, as part of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown‘s dlr Summer of Heritage 2015 programme, there will be free guided tours of Monkstown Castle, the 13th Cistercian ruin at the junction of Carrickbrennan Road, Monkstown Avenue and Mounttown Road Upper.

The 40-minute tours can accommodate up to 30 people but are not wheelchair accessible, and appropriate footwear must be worn. There will be four tours; one at each of 2, 3, 4 and 5pm. No booking is required.

Why not grab a drink or a bite to eat in Monkstown Village, which has a fantastic array of pubs and restaurants. This area is also easily accessible by DART to Salthill-Monkstown Station.

2015 Monkstown Castle

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