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Quin Abbey

Quin Abbey

Quin, Co Clare

Quin Abbey is just 9 miles from Ennis which was founded by the Mc Namaras in the 14th century. The cloisters were built in 1402 and remain one of the prominent features of the abbey. The Franciscan friars arrived later that century and inhabitated the abbey.

Scarriff Public Library

Scarriff Public Library

Mountshannon Road, Scarriff, Co Clare

The branch library is open at the new site on Mountshannon Road. Internet access available.

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Scattery Island

Scattery Island

Scattery Island Centre, Merchants Quay, Kilrush, Co Clare

Scattery Island lying at the mouth of the River Shannon near Kilrush in south west Clare has a rich and unusual history. It has been an ecclesiastical centre since early times.

Seán Lemass Public Library, Shannon

Seán Lemass Public Library, Shannon

Town Centre, Shannon, Co Clare

Shannon Library is the principal library of the Southern Region. The library's stock is 35,000 volumes including substantial adult fiction, adult non-fiction and children's collections. There is also a substantial reference section and a collection of materials devoted to County Clare.

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Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Foundation

Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Foundation

Merchants Quay, Kilrush, Co Clare

For lots of dol-fun and information on whales, dolphins and the wildlife that can be found around the Shannon estuary visit the Shannon Dolphin & Wildlife Centre (adjacent to Kilrush Creek Marina).