Dunluce Castle - Dún Libhse

Dunluce Castle

The castle is spectacularly built of a rocky outcrop and accessed by a bridge from the mainland. This is a ruined medieval and seventeenth century castle. Parts of the castle can be dated back to the fourteenth century and in the early sixteenth century it is recorded as belonging to the MacQuillan and then later the MacDonnell clans.

Getting there

Travelling north from Dungannon along the A29 to Coleraine/Cúil Raithin and Portrush/Port Rois. The castle is located off the A2 east from Portrush on the northern coast of County Antrim about half way towards the Giants Causeway.

Further reading

The Banshee of Dunluce Castle - An Irish Ghost Story of Lost Love

 

 

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