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King John’s Castle Kings Island, Limerick City

Experience 800 years of history on King’s Island ~  Shannon Heritage Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Bunratty, Co. Clare Ireland Tel: +353 (0)61 360788

King John’s Castle is a 13th century Castle on ‘King’s Island’ in the heart of medieval Limerick City.  

The Castle overlooks the majestic River Shannon offering wonderful views of Limerick City.  

Discover history at its best, magnificent views and life in Norman times.  

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Explore 800 years of history brought to life in the imaginative historical exhibition, excavated pre-Norman houses, fortifications, siege mines, and the battlement walks.

King John, as “Lord of Ireland” minted his own coins and the Royal moneyer would have struck the coins in the Castle mint.

Today you can receive your own special coin as a souvenir of your visit to the Castle.  

The sights, scenes and sounds of the Castle and its environs all combine to recreate the atmosphere of the era

Open Year Round

10am – 5.00pm  Last Admission 4.00pm

(Closed Dec 23rd 24th./25th./26th)

Reservations not necessary & Subject to change

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