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Martello Tower

Martello Tower

New Quay, Co Clare

Finnevarra Martello Tower and ruins of Gunners Quarters Newquay. Early 19th century Martello tower.

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".

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.

Poulawack Cairn

Poulawack Cairn

Poulawack, Co Clare

The Burren region of north Clare boasts some of Irelands best preserved monuments none more striking than Poulawack Cairn. The Cairn is one of a number of prehistoric burial mounds found in the Burren and certainly the most impressive. It dates back to between 2000 and 3000 B.C.