Swords Castle

800 Years and 2 Miles from the Airport

Swords Castle is open daily from 9.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. and admission is free

To mark the 1500th anniversary of the birth of St. Colmcille, Fingal Arts Office, through its Artists' Support Scheme have funded a new composition, Sord Cholmcille: A Suite for Irish harp, soprano and reciteur by Janet Harbison. The work was performed at Swords Castle by Mary Louise O'Donnell (Soprano), Teresa O'Donnell (Irish Harp) and Bryan Murray (Reciteur) and recorded by Jon Henderson (Red Wall Studios). Please click on the photograph to view the recording.

Swords Castle Facilities


There is strictly no parking permitted within the Castle Grounds but on street parking is available


Dogs are welcome into the park area but must be kept on a leash at all times. Any dog litter / fowling must be removed by owner


Swords Castle has an amazing history - more details here -


No Wifi is available in Swords Castle at this time


Public Transport, Car hire, Airport shuttle, City transfers are all available from local suppliers


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