DiCamillo Companion
Ireland

Dromoland Castle

  • House & Family History: Dromoland was built in the 16th century in a Renaissance castle style. The Estate was once the seat of the O'Brien clan, direct descendants of the Irish King Brian Boru. The Castle was converted into a luxury hotel in 1962.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: In the early 20th century (circa 1907) the barbican-like entrance gates from Leamaneh Castle were moved to Dromoland by Lord Inchiquin.

  • House Listed: Unknown

    Park Listed: Unknown

  • "Antiques Roadshow" (1998 - BBC TV documentary, episode 20.28).
  • Past Seat / Home of: O'Brien family.

    Current Ownership Type: Corporation

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Hotel

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 35361-368-144

    Fax: 35361-363-355

    Email: sales@dromoland.ie

    Website: http://www.dromoland.ie

    Historic Houses Member: No