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.
Carron, The Burren, Co Clare
New visitor centre dedicated to Gaelic Athletic Association founder Michael Cusack. Discover his Gaelic legacy of hurling and Gaelic football at the centre of the Burren region 1km from Carron village.
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.
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.