Revealed: Rock of Cashel one of Ireland's most popular tourist attractions!

Sian Moloughney

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Sian Moloughney

Rock of Cashel

Rock of Cashel

The stunning Rock of Cashel has again been named among the top tourist destinations in Ireland.

In a Fáilte Ireland list of the top paid and free tourist attractions in Ireland the Cashel site is named at number 15 of the top 20 most visited paid attractions in the country.

376,488 people visited the Rock last year.

Top 20 paid attractions in Ireland for 2017

Guinness Storehouse, Dublin - 1,711,281
Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare - 1,527,000
Dublin Zoo - 1,264,300
National Aquatic Centre, Dublin - 1,099,756
Book of Kells (Trinity College, Dublin) - 983,410
Tayto Park, Co. Meath  - 735,000
St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin  - 603,000
Kylemore Abbey & Gardens, Co. Galway  - 558,000
Muckross House & Gardens, Co. Kery - 552,923
Powerscourt Gardens & Waterfall, Co Wicklow - 501,601
Fota Wildlife Park, Co. Cork - 455,559
Blarney Castle & Gardens, Co. Cork - 450,000
Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin - 425,000
Kilkenny Castle - 418,685
Rock of Cashel, Co. Tipperary - 376,488
Dublin Castle - 371,000
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Co. Clare - 369,275
Brú na Boinne, Co. Meath  - 281,103
Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin  - 238,285
Glenveagh National Park, Co. Donegal  - 211,000