Ennis

Ennis

Ennis is the county town (capital) of County Clare. It is the centre of administration of Clare County Council and has a population of about 25,000. The town has a history dating back beyond the 12th century and was associated…

Kilkee

Kilkee

Kilkee has been a popular holiday resort in West Clare since the middle of the 19th century. The West Clare Railway which opened at the end of the 19th century brought many more visitors to Kilkee and from then on…

Mountshannon

Mountshannon

Mountshannon is a charming village in County Clare, Ireland. Sitting pretty on the shores of Lough Derg, it is all about breathtaking views, a warm community vibe mixed with a dash of history. Mountshannon History The village has a rich…

Kilfenora

Kilfenora

Kilfenora is a village of about 250 residents. The village is probably best known for The Kilfenora Céilí Band. The band started in 1909 but it was not until it was reorganised in 1953 that it really took off. Its…

Doolin

Doolin

Doolin County Clare is a village on the Wild Atlantic Coast in Ireland noted for traditional music. It has been a favourite spot for young people interested in traditional music and rural living. There are many bars and music venues,…

Lahinch

Lahinch

Lahinch is located on the Atlantic Coast of County Clare approximately 45 miles from Galway City and 40 miles from Limerick City. The Beach The beach here is regarded as one of the best in Ireland with two kilometres of…

Spancilhill

Spancilhill

Spancilhill is a small village in East County Clare, about 5 km east of Ennis, on the road (R352) to Tulla. Most Irish people willl be familiar with the ballad ‘Spancilhill’ which starts:Last night as I lay dreaming of pleasant…

Doonbeg

Doonbeg

Doonbeg is a scenic village in the west of Clare overlooking the Wild Atlantic Ocean. There are lots of events happening in Doonbrg throughout the year including The West Clare Drama Festival, The Doonbeg Jazz Festival, The Doonbeg Regatta, The…