Top things to do

Top Choice Seafood in Bunratty

Gallagher's of Bunratty

With stone walls, exposed beams, timber panelling and a wood stove, this thatched cottage is as enchanting inside as it is out. But the real reason to book is for some of Ireland's most magnificent seafood, such as …
Castle in Bunratty

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

Dating from the 15th century, square, hulking Bunratty Castle is only the latest of several edifices to occupy its location beside the River Ratty. Vikings founded a settlement here in the 10th century, and later oc…
Pub Food in Bunratty

Durty Nelly's

Opened in 1620, this atmospheric mustard-yellow pub once served the guards at neighbouring Bunratty Castle. Its warren of rooms is full of snugs, timber beams and peat fires, along with an astonishing collection of …
Live Performance in Bunratty

Irish Evening at Bunratty

High-spirited Irish nights lift the roof of a corn barn in the folk park adjacent to Bunratty Castle. Waitstaff serve Irish classics (stews, poached salmon, apple pie) amid traditional storytelling, music and dancin…
Live Performance in Bunratty

Bunratty Castle Medieval Banquet

Candlelit medieval banquets at Bunratty Castle are replete with harp-playing maidens, court jesters and meaty medieval fare (vegetarian options available), washed down with goblets of mead (honey wine). The banquets…