Limerick, Ireland

Discover Kilmallock's Medieval Marvels

Discover Kilmallock's Medieval Marvels

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11 tour stops



Welcome to the Abarta Audioguide to Kilmallock and its medieval marvels!

2 min

The Monastic Site

St Mocheallóg first founded a monastery on Kilmallock Hill in around 600 AD

3 min

The Town Walls

Kilmallock is one of Ireland's best preserved medieval walled towns

5 min

King's Castle

It is thought that King’s Castle sits on the site of one of the medieval town gates

4 min

The Dominican Priory

The magnificent Dominican Priory of St Saviour was founded in 1291

5 min

The Stone Mansion

The best surviving example of one of the many medieval stone mansions of Kilmallock

4 min

The Collegiate Church

The Collegiate Church is another part of Kilmallock’s outstanding medieval heritage.

6 min

The Famine Workhouse

Once the administrative building for Kilmallock Workhouse.

5 min

Royal Irish Constabulary barracks & later history

Lord Edward Street marks a more recent phase in the story of Kilmallock.

4 min

The Blossom Gate

The only one of the five original town gates which survives to this day.

3 min


Thank you for downloading our audioguide to the wonderful heritage town of Kilmallock

3 min


Kilmallock is one of Ireland's best hidden gems, a medieval walled town that is absolutely packed with fascinating historical buildings and features. Our free audioguide leads you on a historical walk around Kilmallock; and will bring you through centuries of Kilmallock’s history, from the foundation of the monastery in around 600 AD by Saint Mocheallóg, to its development by the Bishop of Limerick and through the medieval period when Kilmallock was the seat of the Earls of Desmond and one of the principal towns in the province of Munster.

This guide has been produced in conjunction with Ballyhoura Development Limited, KBC Bank, the Kilmallock Tourism Group, Kilmallock Historical Society, and Limerick City and County Council with the particular assistance of Sarah McCutcheon the executive archaeologist for Limerick City & County Council.

Itinerary 2.2 km / 45 min

Offline map included

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