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Dysert O'Dea Castle

Dysert O'Dea Castle

Dysert O Dea, Corofin, Co Clare

Typical 15th century Irish tower house, situated on the periphery of the Burren It is 500 km off the R476 & 6km from Ennis The home of the O’Dea chiefs until 1692 was the scene of many sieges by Cromwellian forces

X-PO Kilnaboy

X-PO Kilnaboy

Kilnaboy, Co Clare

The former post office in Kilnaboy was re-opened as X-PO by Deirdre O'Mahony. Reactivating the post office as a public meeting point was intended to give physical and metaphorical space for reflection and consideration about the future of rural life in a post-agricultural landscape. Such a 'thinking space' can also serve as a counterpoint to public perception and media representation of rural communities in the west of Ireland as either slow and lacking the intensity of urban life...