Parkes Castle Visitor Information

A GREAT PLACE TO VISIT for all the family In the ownership of the Office of Public Works, Parkes Castle has been restored in recent years to give a full flavour of castle life in the 17th century.

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Lough Gill – WB Yeats and Lake Isles

Lough Gill is the last stop for the waters of the Garavogue River before they make their way to the sea at Sligo Bay. Surrounded on all sides by hills and mountains, the lake is a favorite fishing ground and makes a wonderful day’s excursion in a row boat, rented locally.

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Parkes Castle in History

Parkes Castle, was once the home of Robert Parkes and his family, but the courtyard grounds contain evidence of an earlier 16th century tower.

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