Tales of Irish Castles

A Taste for Gothic

Series 1 - Episode 5 A Taste for Gothic

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Summary

Simon Delaney presents a profile of gothic castles and the owners who have struggled to maintain their estates as rents fall and lands are sold off. Those featured include Dublin Castle, Tullynally Castle and Birr Castle, home to one of the largest telescopes in the world, as well as Charleville Castle in Co Offaly, which is undergoing continuous rebuilding with the help of international volunteers.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Simon Delaney
History