The Medieval Village of Askeaton

  • Askeaton Castle and Franciscan Friary 810 x 456

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The medieval village of Askeaton was once a stronghold of the Munster Geraldines, the Anglo-Norman Earls of Desmond. Today, the impressive ruins of Askeaton Castle dominate the town.

The medieval village of Askeaton (on the scenic N69 driving route), was once a stronghold of the Munster Geraldines, the Anglo-Norman Earls of Desmond.

Today, the impressive ruins of Askeaton Castle dominate the town.

Askeaton’s Hellfire Club dating back to the 17th Century and the ruins of the well preserved 14th Century Franciscan Friary are also special features of the village.

A well equipped leisure complex and a service facility for camper vans are among the amenities available to visitors. Local guide Anthony Sheehy conducts tours of the town by appointment or through Askeaton Tourist Information Point.

Location
Askeaton
Address

Askeaton, Co. Limerick

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