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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.

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.

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.

The Bunratty Collection (Bunratty Castle)

The Bunratty Collection (Bunratty Castle)

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Bunratty, Co Clare

The Bunratty Collection features over 450 items of medieval furniture and artifacts housed at Bunratty Castle in Co Clare. Superb images of each item have been added to create an interesting and accurate website to record the Bunratty Castle contents.

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...