The Lock House, Killaloe, Co Clare
Killaloe Public Library is situated on the original site of the lock keeper's house in Killaloe in East Clare. The library was officially opened on 24th June, 1994 and is ideally situated between the River Shannon and the canal facing north towards the mouth of Lough Derg. Surrounded by water on three sides, the library is set in a strikingly picturesque location on the Clare/Tipperary border, and close also to the County Limerick border. Both Tipperary and Limerick are well represented in ...
O Gorman Street, Kilrush, Co Clare
A special collection of talking books is housed in Kilrush Public Library and is aimed at blind and partially sighted people. This collection is available to the whole of the county and An Post allows for free postage on these tapes.
Knappogue, Quin, Co Clare
Tucked away amid the rolling hills of Quin in Co. Clare lies Knappogue Castle, a 15th century restored medieval tower house that proudly stands as a reminder of our past and reflects the medieval glory in which our nobility of yesteryear lived.Built in 1467 by Sean Mac Namara Knappogue Castle has a long & varied past. In 1571 the castle became seat of Mac Namara Clan Earls of West Clancullen. Knappogue Castle Walled Garden is the ideal setting to escape offering a tranquil haven to relax.
Kilfenora, Co Clare
Dating from 1460, the ruins of Leamaneh Castle are situated in the austere and magnificent surroundings of The Burren. The castle was initially a basic multistoried Irish tower house, which was built by Turlogh Donn, who was one of the last High Kings of Ireland and a direct descendant of Brian Boru.