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Ireland: Day 4 (Bunratty Castle and Folk Park)

Today we leave Limerick for Galway, where we will stay for 2 nights. However, before we reach our final destination for the day we will have to make two important stops. The first one is about 20 minutes away from Limerick and can easily be seen from the motorway. It is the Bunratty Castle and Folk Park.

We paid the entrance fee and was handed a pamphlet letting us know what we are seeing. I don't know, nor did we asked, if they have a guided tour available. Given the fact that there's barely just the two of us there at that time, I don't know if they would provide a private guided tour. No worries, the pamphlet was very helpful. In fact, I'm using it right now to blog about it. The descriptions here are going to come from the pamphlet they were handing out with every paid entry.

The present castle, the last of a series on the same site was built around 1425. During the 16the and 7th century it was an important stronghold of the O'Briens - kings and later ea…

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