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Dromoland castle, Clare county, Munster, Ireland photo
Dromoland castle, Clare county, Munster

With ay history stretching back to the 5th Century, Dromoland Castle was originally the ancestral home of one of the few families of Gaelic Royalty; direct descendants of Brian Boru, the High King of Ireland.

Now a luxury hotel, approached by a meandering drive that passes acres of magnificent lawns, this Irish Castle Hotel overlooks its own Championship Golf Course and a glistening lake which commands the panoramic beauty of the surrounds.

The first building constructed at its site was a 15th or early 16th century tower house and is recorded as being erected by Thomas, the son of Shane Mac Anerheny. The present building was completed in 1835.

SOURCE: Courtesy of Tourism Ireland.



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