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Dunmore Cave

Dunmore Cave
Ballyfoyle,
Co. Kilkenny,
R95 A972,
Ireland
Phone: +353 56 776-7726
Fax: +353 56 776-7302
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Local Information: Ballyfoyle, Co. Kilkenny

About Dunmore Cave

  • Dunmore Cave

History and geology blend at Dunmore Cave to give an interesting and unique situation. Consisting of a series of chambers formed over millions of years, the cave contains some of the finest calcite formations found in any Irish cave. The cave has been known to man for many centuries and is first mentioned in the 9th century Irish Triads. The most interesting reference however, comes from the Annals which tells of a Viking massacre at the cave in the year 928 A.D. Exhibitions and displays in the Visitor Centre. The cave is inaccessible for wheelchair users.

Pictures and text courtesy of HeritageIreland.ie.

Dunmore Cave Map

Note: Map is an approximate indication ONLY. Please contact Dunmore Cave for directions and precise location prior to your visit.

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