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

Kilkee Waterworld  -  Kilkee

Knappogue Castle  -  Quin

Dromore Wood  -  Ruan

A selection of festivals occurring in County Clare

January   Shannonside Winter Music Weekend  -  Bunratty

July   Feile Brian Boru  -  Killaloe

August   Village Carnival  -  Newmarket-on-Fergus

September   Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival  -  Lisdoonvarna

Selection From Accommodation Listings

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Carlton Hotel Kinsale, Kinsale

Carlton Hotel Kinsale is the brightest jewel in Carlton's Crown and is one of the leading Kinsale Hotels. Set on 90 acres of mature wooded parkland with panoramic views overlooking Oysterhaven Bay, this luxury Kinsale hotel are committed to providing the

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The Croke Park Hotel, Drumcondra

In a world of bland offerings, service by numbers and generic experiences, the 4-star Croke Park Hotel bucks the trend. Our family roots certainly help, as we offer each of our guests a personable and memorable stay.Our location makes us a unique destinat

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Ard 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



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