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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.

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 Cliffs of Moher Geosite

The Cliffs of Moher Geosite

Liscannor Road, Co Clare

Imagine the time taken to create the mighty and formidable Cliffs of Moher. The sand, silt and mud layers of the cliff face tell us about the local environment that existed over 300 million years ago when they were laid down in an ancient river delta. Stand on the cliff top and experience the powerful energy of the Atlantic Ocean’s wind and weather which has carved those layers of sand, silt and mud into cliffs. Examine the fossil trails in the flagstones and picture the unidentified, ...

The Music Makers of West Clare

The Music Makers of West Clare

Miltown Malbay, Co Clare

While visiting the West of Ireland , why not take the opportunity to immerse yourself in this story of traditional music, song and dance. At our new visitor centre you can read first-hand accounts about our renowned musicians. Enjoy a 8-minute film telling the story behind the music and learn about the origin of the instruments and the people who played them.

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