Explore the Fascinating Termonfeckin Castle in Co Louth

Calling all history lovers! Are you looking for something fascinating to do on your next day off? If so, we have the perfect place for you to explore! Make sure you take a trip to the sleepy village of Termonfeckin and witness the famous Termonfeckin Castle! The story goes; it was founded by St Fechin of Fore in the 600s, who also founded a similar site in Westmeath!

Where can I visit a castle in Ireland?

Thankfully, Ireland is scattered with ancient ruins and castles. A lot of which are off the beaten track. A great example of this is Termonfeckin Castle in Co Louth!

Signs of its important ecclesiastical history can be seen through the likes of High Crosses and Holy Wells. After the Norman Conquest of Ireland in the 110s, the castle had been transformed into a medieval settlement. Although little is known about this settlement, we do know that it was considered a highly important administrative site. So, what are you waiting for? Make the most of your next day off and visit the beautiful Termonfeckin Castle!

  • Free admission.
  • In a rural location.
  • Perfect for families.
  • Local amenities nearby.
  • Open all year round.

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