Pictures of Castles

A guide in pictures to medieval castles in England, Wales, Ireland and Europe

Day and night: pictures of Dunguaire Castle and 'medieval' banquet night

Dunguaire Castle (Irish: Dún Guaire) is a 75 foot tower house on the south-eastern shore of Galway Bay near Kinvarra in County Galway, Ireland. The 16th-century castle and its defensive wall have been restored.


View over Galway Bay

The roof of Dunguaire Castle can offer stunning view over Galway Bay (provided the weather is co-operating).

Inside Dunguaire Castle

Dunguaire Castle is open to visitors during summer.

'Medieval' banquet at night

During summer evenings a 'medieval' style banquet is held at the castle. In addition to serving the food, the waiters and waitresses provide entertainment in the form of music, stories about and from Irish writers and dance.


Panoramas of Dunguaire Castle at night