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County Clare

County Clare is a must-see when in Ireland. Considered by many to be the home of Irish music as well as the moonscapes of The Burren, Lough Derg and the Cliffs of Moher, it has lots to offer.
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Bunratty Castle and Folk Park

Local Tip At the banquet the Lord and Lady for the night will be chosen. If you want to be served first make yourself available. Oh and try to avoid the dungeon!

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O'Brien Line Doolin Ferry

Local Tip Bring your camera for the spectacular views of the Cliffs of Moher and The Great Sea Stack. Also keep an eye out for the resident Bottlenosed Dolphin, Dusty, as he trails the boats. Be aware that weather...

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Goosers' Bar & Restaurant

Gooser's is nestled on the banks of the Shannon in Ballina, and along with excellent food, it offers panoramic views of the Shannon and Co. Clare. Owned and operated by Fidelma and Thomas Andrews ( more »

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Shannon Ferries

Shannon Ferries provides quick 20-minute ferry-hops across the Shannon Estuary. The service operates every hour between Killimer on the hour and Tarbert on the half hour. more »

County Clare Photos

Currachs on the beach Inis Oirr

Currachs on the beach Inis Oirr

O'Connell St. Photo A. O'Loughlin

O'Connell St. Photo A. O'Loughlin

Inis Oirr

Inis Oirr

Surf Shop Lahinch

Surf Shop Lahinch

Shannon Estuary

Shannon Estuary

Crannóg, Quin

Crannóg, Quin

Lahinch

Lahinch

Durty Nellies

Durty Nellies

Crannóg Quin

Crannóg Quin

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