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Old Barracks Heritage Centre

Old Barracks Heritage Centre Review

The converted former barracks of the Royal Irish Constabulary, an imposing, castle-like structure (built after the Fenian Rising of 1867 to suppress further revolts) now houses this museum. Well-designed displays depict scenes from times of famine, the life of Daniel O'Connell, and the restoration of this fine building from a blackened ruin.

    Contact Information

  • Address: The Barracks, Brendan's Terrace, Cahirciveen, Co. Kerry
  • Phone: 066/947–2777
  • Cost: €4
  • Hours: Weekdays 10–4:30, Sat. 11:30–4:30, Sun. 1–5 pm
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  • Location: Cahirciveen
Updated: 04-10-2014

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