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Mooghaun Bronze Age Hillfort

Mooghaun Bronze Age Hillfort

Newmarket-on-Fergus, Clare

Mooghaun Bronze Age Hillfort was built at the beginning of the Late Bronze Age around 950 BC.There is a self guided trail up to the Hillfort which is identified as the largest in Ireland. The largest and most spectacular hoard of prehistoric gold in Western Europe was found at Mooghaun Lough 1km north of the hillfort.

Mooghaun Fort

Mooghaun Fort

Mooghaun Woods, Dromoland Estate, Newmarket on Fergus, Co Clare

Mooghaun hillfort (spelled Moghane in Irish) located in Co. Clare is thought to be the largest hillfort in Ireland. Built just after 1260-930 B.C. it is situated "on a low hillock in a fairly gently undulating landscape of good agricultural land dotted with many small lakes".

Newmarket-on-Fergus Public Library

Newmarket-on-Fergus Public Library

Kilnasoolagh Park, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co Clare

Newmarket Library boasts a huge membership and provides an important service on a social and educational level. More than 500 adults and children can borrow from thousands of fiction and non-fiction titles but this is but one dimension of the services provided at the Clare County Council branch library.

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Newtown Castle

Newtown Castle

Newtown Castle, Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughan, Co Clare

A beautifully restored 16th century towerhouse with unique architectural features. Newtown nature trail a 1 300m walk around The Burren is adjacent to the castle.

Poulnabrone Dolmen

Poulnabrone Dolmen

Poulnabrone, The Burren, Co Clare

Poulnabrone Dolmen is just 1 km North of Caherconnell Stone Fort. The dolmen is among the most famous landmarks in the Burren. The remarkable image of the sun setting through the Dolmen is one of those most commonly associated with the area.