Richard Óg de Burgh, 2nd Earl of Ulster, built the first castle at Dunluce in the 13th century. Today it is maintained by the Northern Ireland Environment Agency as a state care historic monument.
The castle is reputedly haunted by ghosts that include a White Lady that drifts through the ruins; and Peter Carey, the constable of the castle hung there in 1586, who wanders the tower. Some people have reported an unnatural cold chill in the south-east tower. The castle shop staff have reported the movement of objects whilst the premises is closed, and will open it to find books have been moved or the radio switched on even if they are adamant it was off when they left.
Pictured above is Dunluce Castle Keep courtesy of Kenneth Allen.
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For further information, please read Haunted Castles of Britain and Ireland by Richard Jones.