Dromore Wood

Ruan, County Clare

A nature reserve located near Ruan, County Clare

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An area of approximately 400 hectares (1000 acres), Dromore was established as a nature reserve because of the diversity and richness of its flora and fauna. This richness comes from the fact that it has many different habitat types. These include a river, lakes, turloughs, callows (flodded meadows), limestone pavement, fen peat, reed beds and species-rich woodland. The reserve has historical and archaeological aspects. The 17th century O'Brien Castle is still standing by the lake edge. This is also the sites of Cahermacrea Castle, Kilakee Church, two ring forts and a lime kiln. Partial access for visitors with disabilities.


Directions to Dromore Wood - Ruan

Located 2kn from Ruan, County Clare.

Sat Nav: 52.938446,-8.954254

* Pictures; courtesy of photographic unit of the department of environment, heritage and local government.

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