Monkstown Castle

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Monkstown Castle

Contact Person

James O Sullivan
Heritage Events Co-Ordinator

Telephone

087 226 5013

Date

25 June - 29 August, Tuesday / Thursday

Time

3pm & 4pm

Location

dlr County

Event Description

There is a local tradition of a monastic settlement in Monkstown since the 9th century. The Castle wasconstructed in the 13th century and was expandedover centuries. It was built by the monks of thegreat Cistercian house of the blessed Virgin Mary toprotect the valuable agricultural land and fisheries they had established in the area.Meet at the Castle entrance. This is an outdoor event. Suitable footwear is essential. Group booking essential via email dlrheritageevents@dlrcoco.ie

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