County Clare

Located between the River Shannon and the Atlantic Ocean, County Clare fits the bill of what tourists expect and hope to see in Ireland.

Known as "The Banner County", due to the involvement of the people of County Clare in the 1706 Battle of Ramillies, County Clare is steeped in history and tradition.

County Clare is renowned for it's landscape with the wild Atlantic on it's west side and the magnificent river Shannon on it's east side. The Burren and the Cliffs of Moher are located in this county and receive many visitors throughout the year. The town of Ennis is known as the music capital of the world and musicians throng from around the world in order to partake in the song and dance.

Some of the visitor attractions around County Clare

Ennis Friary  -  Ennis

Bunratty Castle  -  Bunratty

Scattery Island Centre  -  Kilrush

Killaloe Heritage Centre  -  Killaloe

A selection of festivals occurring in County Clare

April   Aillwee Cave Easter Egg Hunt  -  Ballyvaughan

May   Iniscealtra Festival of Art  -  Mountshannon

May   Fleadh Nua  -  Ennis

July   Feile Brian Boru  -  Killaloe

Selection From Accommodation Listings

Tourism IrelandArd Na Coille, Mallow

A warm welcome awaits you at this newly built family run bed and breakfast. Ard Na Coille is located in beautiful countryside convenient to all the amenities on offer.It is a perfect base for touring County Cork, Fota Wildlife Park and Blarney Castle

Tourism IrelandValley View Farmhouse , Killarney

Valley View Farmhouse is a 70 acres working mixed farm on the shore of Lough Guittane, a mile long brown trout stocked lake.This welcoming farmhouse is an ideal touring base for Kerry and Cork

Tourism IrelandElmdale, Ennis

Elmdale is a perfect base for touring the delights that County Clare has to offer including the Cliffs of Moher, the Burren region and the Aran Islands.We are located 8km from Ennis town on the N18 Route.



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