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

Cliffs of Moher  -  Liscannor

Burren National Park  -  Corofin

Bunratty Castle  -  Bunratty

Ennis Friary  -  Ennis

A selection of festivals occurring in County Clare

September   Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival  -  Lisdoonvarna

July   Feile Brian Boru  -  Killaloe

June   Doonbeg International Jazz Festival  -  Doonbeg

May   Iniscealtra Festival of Art  -  Mountshannon

Selection From Accommodation Listings

Tourism IrelandThe River Lee Hotel, Cork City Centre

Standing on a bend on the river just a short stroll from the city centre, the River Lee Hotel is that rare destination, a truly urban hotel, in a leafy waterside setting, with genuine warmth of service. A university town with a young and vibrant populatio

Tourism IrelandThe 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

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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