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

Bunratty Castle  -  Bunratty

Aillwee Cave  -  Ballyvaughan

Scattery Island Centre  -  Kilrush

Dysert O Dea Castle  -  Corofin

A selection of festivals occurring in County Clare

January   Shannonside Winter Music Weekend  -  Bunratty

August   Feakle International Traditional Music Festival  -  Feakle

April   Aillwee Cave Easter Egg Hunt  -  Ballyvaughan

June   Doonbeg International Jazz Festival  -  Doonbeg

Selection From Accommodation Listings

Tourism Ireland

Powerscourt Hotel, Enniskerry

A stunning Palladian estate tucked away in the woodlands of County Wicklow, on Ireland's east coast, only 25 minutes from Dublin City centre. Powerscourt Hotel is the perfect location for business or pleasure.

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Elmdale, 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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Forest View, Glenbeigh

Forest View is an elegant family run bed and breakfast located close to Glenbeigh village with panoramic views of forest. This beautiful, tranquil home is ideally located along the Ring of Kerry making it an ideal base for touring.



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