Ballyhack Castle

Ballyhack Castle

Ballyhack Castle is located on a steep slope in a commanding position overlooking the Waterford Estuary. The castle, a large tower house, is thought to have been built in 1450 by the Knights Hospitallers of St. John, one of the two great military orders founded at the beginning of the 12th Century at the time of the Crusades.

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Ballyhack Castle is managed by the Office of Public Works (OPW).


Ballyhack Castle is about 45 minutes from Waterford City and is an hour from Kilkenny City.

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