ORIGINALLY A VIKING SETTLEMENT - The first recorded settlement at the site of what now holds Bunratty Castle may have been a Norse settlement/trading camp. In the "Annals of the Four Masters" the settlement was destroyed by Brian Boru in 977.
|Tom and Rob outside Bunratty Castle|
|One of Bunratty's towers|
|A view at the inside of the tower|
|A 17 Second view from the tower|
|a residual haunt|
NEXT: AN INSIDE LOOK AT THE CASTLE