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.
Kincora Road, Lisdoonvarna, Co Clare
The development of the new branch Library at Lisdoonvarna, officially opened by Councillor Sean Hillery, Chairman of Clare County Council, was made possible by the co-operation between Clare County Council and the local community and proves once again that a vibrant community will always find a solution where co-operation exists. The main emphasis in the new branch is on children’s material and the more popular adult books. While lack of space forces this decision on management, the branch will ...
Lisdoonvarna, Co Clare
Lisdoonvarna (Lios Dúin Bhearna, meaning the Fort of the Gap) is set within a landscape of steep shale hills, interspersed with the deep gorges of the Aille, Gowlaun and Kilmoon rivers. Where the upper shale layer meets the underlying limestone a number of mineral springs rich in sulphur, iron, magnesium and calcium emerge, providing Lisdoonvarna with the health-giving water that has attracted visitors to the town for over 150 years.