Cahir Castle in the Irish Autumn

October 11.

We came upon Cahir Castle in October, just as the trees were starting to change colour.

Fall colour of a tree in the Cahir Castle Park, IrelandThe moat surrounding the castle.The moat at Cahir Castle in IrelandA colourful engraving of Cahir Castle when it was at its peak.Colourful engraving of Cahir Castle in IrelandOne of the more vicious gates at the castle. Imagine this coming down on your head!The gate at Cahir Castle in IrelandA series of pulleys to bring the gate up and down.Pulley of chains to pull the gate up and down at Cahir Castle in IrelandA different entryway. A door at Cahir Castle in IrelandAncient interior decoration. Stag horns decorate the ancient walls of Cahir Castle in IrelandA view through a leaded glass window.
A view through the leaded glass window of Cahir Castle in IrelandA different view, this to the park surrounding the castle with the church off in the distance. A view through the leaded glass window of Cahir Castle in IrelandA park area surrounded the castle, part of it semi-wild with a stream running through it.A river running through the fall colours of Cahir Castle Park, IrelandThe weir.The weir at Cahir Castle in IrelandA bit of wild.Ivy-covered tree in Cahir Park, IrelandOne section of the park contained many wood sculptures in amongst its manicured lawns. Wood sculpture in the park area that surrounds Cahir Castle in IrelandWood sculpture in the park area that surrounds Cahir Castle in IrelandWood sculpture of a knight lurking in a tree in the park area that surrounds Cahir Castle in IrelandWood sculpture in the park area that surrounds Cahir Castle in IrelandLonely Planet map of our route through Tipperary with stops at Cahir Castle and the ruins of Hore Abbey at the Rock of Cashel before heading to Kilkenny for the night. Cahir Castle: the Stone Fort of the Fish.More on our 2015 trip to Ireland.

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