Mountshannon, County Clare

Mountshannon - Baile Uí Bheoláin - Townland of Ó Beoláin

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Location of Mountshannon

Mountshannon Village is located in the West of Ireland in County Clare. Situated on the shores of Lough Derg, Mountshannon is a beautiful and scenic village.


History of Mountshannon

From the harbour in Mountshannon boat trips are available to the Holy Island, Inis Cealtra, a famous monastic site with its roots in Christianity and pre-Christian times. The dominant feature on the island is an 80 foot tall round tower. You will also discover the remains of six Churches, a Holy Well, Bullaun Stones and a graveyard which is still used for local burials.

Mountshannon Visitor Attractions

Mountshannon Festivals

May   Iniscealtra Festival of Art  -  Mountshannon

Transport

Aeroplane:Shannon Airport is the closest airport to Mountshannon Village - 61km. Click here for details on Irish Airports.
Train:A train service operates to Birdhill Village (32km from Mountshannon). Timetables can be viewed by logging onto Irish Rail web site
Bus:A bus service operates between Limerick - Mountshannon - Whitegate. The bus stop is located in the village of Mountshannon. Timetables can be viewed by logging onto Bus Eireann web site
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