Dysert O'Dea Castle

Corofin, County Clare

A medieval castle located near Corofin, County Clare

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The authentically restored 15th century Dysert O'Dea castle, the stronghold of the O'Dea clan, houses the Clare Archaeology Centre which was opened in July 1986 and has been the recipient of numerous national awards. Dysert O'Dea Church, which stands on the site of an early christian monastery, dates mainly from the 12th century. Its most famous feature is the Romanesque Doorway. Near the church's north western corner stands the remains of a Round Tower. The High Cross, situated east of the church, dates from the 12th century and is one of the finest examples of its kind in Ireland.


Directions to Dysert O Dea Castle - Corofin

Located near Corofin.

Sat Nav: 52.910248,-9.062798

* Pictures; courtesy of photographic unit of the department of environment, heritage and local government.

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