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Located on the Coast Road. This picturesque village serves the popular resort of Morriscastle, which as the name suggests was once the site of a Medieval Norman Castle. The beautiful beach is host to many rare flora and fauna and is a national heritage site. It has also been awarded the Green Coast Beaches award.
The village's popularity as a tourist resort and its excellent fishing waters have ensured the development of some great tourist facilities. This old style village, formerly known as The Ford, is in the Catholic parish named Litter (Leitir, a hillside). It boasts many historical buildings, a host of award winning restaurants and pubs and ample accommodation to suit families and groups of all size.
Kilmuckridge and Morriscastle form a rich and exciting area to explore with a wealth of historical and natural interest. The Catholic Church was built in 1796 and the Church of Ireland dates from 1815