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

Burren National Park  -  Corofin

Killaloe Heritage Centre  -  Killaloe

Moher Hill Open Farm  -  Liscannor

Aillwee Cave  -  Ballyvaughan

A selection of festivals occurring in County Clare

May   Iniscealtra Festival of Art  -  Mountshannon

June   Doonbeg International Jazz Festival  -  Doonbeg

April   Aillwee Cave Easter Egg Hunt  -  Ballyvaughan

April   Easter Eggstravaganza  -  Liscannor

Selection From Accommodation Listings

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Benagh, Cloghane

Located at the foot of Mount Brandon at the tip of the Dingle Peninsula, Benagh B&B is an ideal base from which to explore and enjoy an unspoilt area rich in flora, fauna and archaeological sites such as the Bronze Age Loch a'Duin Valley.

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Carriglea House, Killarney

Carriglea House is 3km from the centre of Killarney town, peacefully located in thirty acres of private grounds adjacent to the 10,000 acre Killarney National Park.An enchanting 19th century Victorian residence overlooking the Killarney Lakes

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Oldtown Farmhouse , Thomastown

Oldtown Farmhouse is a spacious and friendly bed and breakfast with a high standard of accommodation where you are assured of a warm welcome.Located on an elevated site with scenic views of the surrounding countryside.10 mins drive from Kilkenny City



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