Dunluce’s most famous story, however, is that of the accident in the kitchen.One of the castle’s most striking features is just how precariously it dangles over the edge of the cliffs.
During one such seance, Yeats’s wife, Georgina, supposedly caught a glimpse of a pale, red-haired boy no older than 12 reflected in the mirror.
The spirit was said to bear the appearance of “tragedy beyond the endurance of a child.” It is believed that this is the ghost of Harold Blake, a member of the original inhabitants of Renvyle House who hanged himself when he was still a child.
One of the most commonly reported sightings at Dunluce Castle is that of a man in 14th-century clothes.
It is believed that this is the ghost of Richard Óg (Young Richard), who became one of the most powerful men in Ireland when he was just 12 years old.
But if the boy is hoping to find Yeats at home, he is doomed to irony, as Yeats is now said to be Renvyle’s resident ghost, with sightings of a tall figure in Room 27 taking precedent over the previous spirit.
Situated on a major road leading from Dublin, Huntington Castle has played a major role in Irish history throughout the past 900 years.
The castle is said to be haunted by a wide variety of spirits, such as the ghost of a monk, presumably from the site’s days as an abbey in the 12th century.
In the attic, it is claimed that you can hear the marching of Cromwellian soldiers, who seized the castle in 1650 during the invasion of Ireland.
Despite his cultural contribution to the country, Marsh himself seems to be unable to rest in peace, and he reportedly hangs around the library to this day.