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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.

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...