Medieval Kilmallock

Explore Medieval Kilmallock; One of Ireland’s Finest Medieval Walled Towns with your Free to download Audio Guide

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.

Discover Medieval Kilmallock

Our guide will lead you to incredible echoes of Kilmallock’s past, and features stories about:

  • The ancient monastery of Saint Mocheallóg
  • The medieval town walls
  • King’s Castle
  • The Dominican Priory
  • The Stone Mansion
  • The Collegiate Church
  • The Famine Workhouse
  • The Royal Irish Constabulary Barracks
  • Blossom Gate