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Charles Fort

Long Business Description

One of the largest military forts in Ireland, the construction of this fort commenced in 1677 on the site of a medieval castle, which had itself been occupied by Spanish forces in 1601. The star shaped Charles Fort saw fighting soon after its construction when it was besieged by the Williamite general the Duke of Marlborough . It was also the scene of fighting during the Civil War.

Charles Fort
Summer Cove

Opening Times
Mid March to October:  10.00am to 6.00pm
November to Mid March: Saturday and Sunday 10.00am to 5.00pm , weekdays by arrangement.
Admission charged with regular guided tours.

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Business Phone Number
021 4772263