Ireland's centuries-old castles and battle sites hold plenty of secrets ... and maybe a few ghosts. Tour Ireland's most haunted places, with tales so shocking you'll want to leave the lights on.
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This 5-bedroom stone castle, built in 1536, is now run as a B&B. But beware: Guests often wake at night hearing voices and doors banging and shutting on their own. Paranormal believers say the spirit of an English lord’s daughter haunts the castle. So does the ghost of Myles “The Slasher” O’Reilly; the Irish folk hero spent his last night here before dying in battle, in 1644.
Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin
Loughcrew, Neolithic Cemetery
Castle Leslie, County Monaghan
Hill of Tara
Lady's Lake, County Cavan
Charleville Castle, County Offaly
Wicklow Gaol, County Wicklow
This early 18th-century jail might make your skin crawl. Ever since a paranormal group visited and broadcast their investigation on TV, Wicklow Gaol has become known as one of the most haunted places in Ireland. Paranormal enthusiasts routinely visit from around the world; you can even join them for a night at the jail.