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Stay up to date with the latest happenings at Charleville Castle by exploring our News section. Discover stories, events, and updates that keep the castle's vibrant history alive.

Charleville Castle's tall tower with the republic of Ireland flag


PLEASE NOTE 25/09/23

Unfortunately, the Castle is  unavailable for tours & events for approximately two months.


Thank you for your understanding and we hope to see you soon. 

We make every attempt to keep the castle

open to the public. 


However, as the Castle is voluntarily run, sometimes we cannot offer regularly scheduled times.

We apologise in advance if we cannot accommodate your visit.

A delicate oak leaf and acorn motif

We're passionate about sharing the rich heritage and beauty of this iconic location with visitors from all over the world.

Immerse yourself in the rich history and architectural beauty of this stunning Irish landmark.


From the intricate details of the castle's ornate architecture to the haunting echoes of its storied past, every step of the way will be a journey of discovery and wonder.

Step inside the historic walls of Charleville Castle.

A delicate oak leaf and acorn motif
Charleville Castle, from the front gate

About Us

The Charleville Castle Heritage Trust is a voluntary not-for-profit organization managed by Dudley Stewart & Bridget Vance, with a team of core volunteers. The aims are the restoration and the sustainable conservation of the building.

Charleville Castle's main hall


Whether you're a history enthusiast, a researcher, or simply curious about the castle's captivating heritage, our archive section invites you to explore the depths of Charleville Castle's rich tapestry of stories.

Uncover the past, and let its whispers guide you through the corridors of time.

Charleville Castle at night, during the Castlepalooza festival


Charleville Castle has hosted many community events in the past, ranging from festivals, concerts, private parties, paranormal investigations, and more. Find out about some of these previous events and up-and-coming ones here.

Charleville Castle's courtyard kitchen tower and chapel


Castle volunteers painting for a festival

The day-to-day operations of Charleville Castle are run by a core group of volunteers. We're always on the lookout for new people who are drawn to the castle and the work we do here.

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