Bermingham Tower, D2

Dublin Castle

The Bermingham Tower and its adjoining buildings served as the main cell and dungeon block in the Castle.
The Tower was named after Sir William Bermingham who was arrested and imprisoned there, in 1331 by the newly appointed Viceroy, Sir Anthony Lacey.
Bermingham was later hanged for treason, 'notwithstanding his great military services against the natives'. Only the base of the medieval tower is unchanged, the upper level was rebuilt in 1777 following an explosion in the nearby armoury.
Thinner walls in the upper stories allowed more internal space and ornate decoration was added to the rooms.
Though one of the top ten sights of Dublin, it is hidden away. And not a castle in the classical sense. But the former seat of British power in Ireland should be on every agenda.

Special Offers

December Special

Bed and Breakfast rate for December only!  Perfect for when you are coming to Dublin to shop, see a show or to meet friends.  The Dublin Christmas Market is on our doorstep, the Gaiety Panto is a two minute walk and the iconic Grafton Street is around the corner - you can't get a better location in Dublin city.

Gaiety Panto Rate

Special Bed and Breakfast rate for guests attending the Gaiety Panto show.  The Grafton Capital Hotel is only a 2 minute walk from the Gaiety and is the perfect match for your visit to the Panto!

4 Nights or more Special

Stay 4 nights or more and get a great discount, must be booked at least 60 days in advance.  Rate is room only, breakfast is available in the hotel.

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