Newcastle West

Newcastle West is the largest town in Limerick. It takes its name from the Geraldine castle built in the late 12th/early 13th century. It became in time their chief manor. In the remains of the castle, just off the town square, are two great banqueting halls - the Desmond Hall and the Great Hall, a peel tower, a keep, a bastion and a curtain wall. The fourth Earl of Desmond, Gearoid Iarla, died here in 1399. He was a famous figure in folklore, legend and poetry. There is an extensive park in Newcastle West, which has pleasant walks and playing pitches.

 Activities in Newcastle West

Equestrian Centres
Woodview

Golf Courses
Killeline Golf Club
Golfing Holidays The Devon Inn Hotel

Swimming Pools And Waterparks
Killeline Park And Leisure Complex

 


 
 
 
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