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Bird Watching in Loop Head Peninsula

Bird Watching in Loop Head Peninsula

Loop Head, Co. Clare

John is one of Irelands leading Ornithologist with 30 years of experience. At a young age and during primary school he developed a love of nature but particularly birds. He is a freelance Birdguide.

Bridges of Ross

Bridges of Ross

Kilbaha, Co Clare

This rock mark is situated 2.5km north east of Kilbaha. There are many deep gullies and channels where you can fish for wrasse using crab and lugworm. Other species that can be fished are mackeral pollack rockling and conger. You should take care in wet and rough weather conditions.

Carrigaholt Pier & Beach

Carrigaholt Pier & Beach

Carrigaholt, Co Clare

This pier is located half a kilometer to the east of the village. Ideal fishing is bottom fishing which produces dab, flounder and dogfish using crab fishbait and lugworm. Nightime fishing conger can be taken on the outer wall of the pier.

Carrigaholt Sea Angling Centre

Carrigaholt Sea Angling Centre

Carrigaholt, Co Clare

Carrigaholt Sea Angling Centre is based in the fishing village of Carrigaholt on the south side of the loop head peninsula, where the Shannon estuary meets the rich fishing grounds of Ireland's south west coast. The Carrigaholt Sea Angling Centre runs a purpose built Lochin 366 charter boat called the Clare Dragoon and offers accommodation in Glencarrig guest house Carrigaholt Sea Angling Centre is owned and run by Mary and Luke Aston.

Dolphin Watching & Wildlife Eco-Adventure

Dolphin Watching & Wildlife Eco-Adventure

The Square, Carrigaholt, Co Clare

Irelandís greatest river opens out to the Atlantic Ocean at Carrigaholt, Co. Clare - home to Europeís largest group of bottlenose dolphins. With approximately 200 individuals here at the Mouth of the Shannon, the dolphin encounter rate with Dolphinwatch is one of the best in the world.