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Ferns Castle

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The castle was built in the 13th century, possibly by William, Earl Marshall. Originally, the castle formed a square, with large corner towers. Only half of the castle now remains. The most complete tower contains a fine circular chapel, with carved ornament. The tower also has several original fireplaces and a vaulted basement. Archaeological excavations revealed a rock-cut ditch outside the castle walls. As this site is managed by the OPW, school tour visits are permitted free of charge provided certain conditions are met.

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The castle was built in the 13th century, possibly by William, Earl Marshall. Originally, the castle formed a square, with large corner towers. Only half of the castle now remains. The most complete tower contains a fine circular chapel, with carved ornament. The tower also has several original fireplaces and a vaulted basement. Archaeological excavations revealed a rock-cut ditch outside the castle walls. As this site is managed by the OPW, school tour visits are permitted free of charge provided certain conditions are met.

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10.00am to 5.00pm (Mon-Sun)

18 Sep to 9 May
10.00am to 2.00pm (Mon-Sun)

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Created: August 31st, 2019 
Updated: October 16th, 2019