O Gorman Street, Kilrush, Co Clare
A special collection of talking books is housed in Kilrush Public Library and is aimed at blind and partially sighted people. This collection is available to the whole of the county and An Post allows for free postage on these tapes.
Knappogue, Quin, Co Clare
Tucked away amid the rolling hills of Quin in Co. Clare lies Knappogue Castle, a 15th century restored medieval tower house that proudly stands as a reminder of our past and reflects the medieval glory in which our nobility of yesteryear lived.Built in 1467 by Sean Mac Namara Knappogue Castle has a long & varied past. In 1571 the castle became seat of Mac Namara Clan Earls of West Clancullen. Knappogue Castle Walled Garden is the ideal setting to escape offering a tranquil haven to relax.
Kincora Road, Lisdoonvarna, Co Clare
The development of the new branch Library at Lisdoonvarna, officially opened by Councillor Sean Hillery, Chairman of Clare County Council, was made possible by the co-operation between Clare County Council and the local community and proves once again that a vibrant community will always find a solution where co-operation exists. The main emphasis in the new branch is on children’s material and the more popular adult books. While lack of space forces this decision on management, the branch will ...
Loophead Peninsula, Loophead, Co Clare
Loophead Lighthouse will reopen to the public in May 2014. Visitors have the opportunity to be guided to the top of the lighthouse and take in the magnificant views from the balcony. An informative, interactive exhibition also provides a history of the Lighthouse and allows the visitor to learn how the operation of this Lighthouse has progressed through the years. Admission: €5 per person with under 12’s free. Toilet facilities and light refreshments available on site.