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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.

Dolphinwatch

Dolphinwatch

The Square, Carrigaholt, Co Clare

Each two-hour dolphin watching boat trip is an opportunity to see and learn about Bottlenose Dolphins as they interact with each other in their native habitats. This Special Area of Conservation is home to about 140 dolphins, as well as, grey seals, gannets, razorbills and falcons; even a herd of wild goats. We are that little bit further West, which makes all the difference, as we take you on (probably) the most thrilling adventure of your holiday!

Kilbaha Pier

Kilbaha Pier

Kilbaha, Loop Head, Co Clare

Kilbaha is situated halfway between Loop Head and Carrigaholt. Fishing for conger on the rough ground on the outer side of the pier. This is very productive at night.