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Burren Way Full review
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A Hiking Trail: The Burren Way is a 123 km long hiking and walking trail which takes you from the coast of Doolin to majestic wild-flower-decorated limestone landscapes of the Burren area. It offers the spectacle of the remains left by the Neolithic inhabitants of the area and the rich heritage of early Christian churches.
The Burren Way is a long-distance trail in County Clare, Republic of Ireland. It is 114 kilometres… [..]

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Bunratty Castle Full review
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Living the Past!: Bunratty Castle & Folk Park is an elegant, stately and ornately decorated, 15th-century medieval castle which is must-include on your itinerary to Ireland. The 15th and 16th-century furnishings, wall-hangings, and splendid works of art take you on a journey to the Ireland of the yore. Visit of the Bunratty Folk Park, housing around 30 buildings recreated and decorated according to their socia…
Bunratty Castle is a large 15th-century tower house in County Clare, Ireland. It is located in the… [..]

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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park Full review
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A sneak Peak into the History: Bunratty Castle is the most complete medieval building in Ireland. Build in 1425 and restored in 1954 to its earlier brilliance, this castle is the home to 15th and 16th-century furnishings, decorations, and artworks that reveal the story of its past glory. Set on twenty-six acres, the majestic park with its over thirty buildings in a ‘living village’ and rural setting, offers the chance to reli…
Bunratty Castle is a large 15th-century tower house in County Clare, Ireland. It is located in the… [..]

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St Fachtnan's Cathedral Full review
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A Historic Cathedral: Great carvings, high cross, a must for artists and those interested in Gaelic stone carving. Although it is a very old place and the conservation and restoration has been late, it retains its appeal. Large beautiful cross. Great place, must visit.
Kilfenora Cathedral is a former Roman Catholic cathedral, part of which is now used as a place of w… [..]

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East Burren View Full review
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Excellent Place : Location is right near the Birds of Prey and Cave center. Very clean and quiet location and convenient when visiting the Burren. We had views of the hills from our room. Breakfast is hot and delicious - several choices on the menu.

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Poulnabrone Dolmen Full review
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A magical visit to an ancient monument: We took a scenic walk to this extraordinary place to view the stunning rock formation is picturesque. There was no admission fee and there were self-explanatory signboards too. What you witness here is a historical monument that is over 4500 years old. Grey skies and the tall standing rock formations are extremely instagrammable.
Poulnabrone dolmen ) is a portal tomb - one of approximately 174 in Ireland - located in the Burren… [..]

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Noughaval Full review
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An Excellent Antiquitie Place: Noughaval also known as Nohoval is a county in Ireland. This place has many buildings which are built from limestone flags. There are many cahers, or stone forts, now ruined. So from a historical point of view, Noughaval is a decent place to visit.
Noughaval or Nohoval is a civil parish in County Clare, Ireland. [..]

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Ennis Friary Full review
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Visit this historic Franciscan friary ruins : Known for its gothic tower and wall carvings, this place is a must-see. This well-preserved site has sculptures carved in the hard limestone. Our visit here was like stepping into history with so many interesting things to explore and learn about. What we enjoyed the most beyond the site was probably the drive into the county which had many picturesque stops on the way.

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Clare Museum Full review
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A little museum with historical artefacts: Interesting and fascinating exhibits of artefacts from pre-history. An informative tour of the museum in the small town, taking you through the history of that county Clare of the past 6000 years. Another one of the brilliant museum with no entry fees.
Clare Museum is a museum which documents the history of County Clare. The Museum is housed in the … [..]

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Dysert O'Dea Castle and Archaeology Centre Full review
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A great day trip for every history-buff : This restored castle is a great place to explore with 25 Archaeological field monuments. Truly a hidden gem, this castle and archaeological site are a must visit for every historical enthusiast. High cross, remarkable old sites well reserved, round tower, there's plenty to see and explore here!
O'Dea Castle, also known as Dysert O'Dea Castle, is an Irish fortified tower house, loosely describ… [..]

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Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre Full review
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County Clare Research Center: The Clare Heritage and Genealogy Research Centre specializes in the formulation of exclusively researched Family History Reports. It is identified as one of the leading genealogy research centers in Ireland. It has the most extensive research database held at any location to enable individuals with Clare roots to trace their heritage.

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Carran church Full review
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A 15th century Ruin: Carran church is a 15th-century ruin of a medieval parish and is located in the village of Carran, Ireland. The church has an upper portion which is believed by some people to have been used as a fortified residence against attackers. It is a fine example of a medieval parish

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Bellharbour Full review
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Decent Place In Ireland: If you are in Bellharbour, then you have a chance to visit many historical sites like Poulnabrone Dolmen. Other places to visit include Quay Street, The Burren, Corcomroe Abbey, Burren Birds of Prey Centre, Salthill Promenade, and Burren Nature Sanctuary & Cafe.

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Cahercommaun Fort Full review
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Ruins at the Edge!: Cahercommaun Triple Stone Fort is remarkably located at the edge of a cliff. Build around 800 AD and notably similar to the magnificent fort at Dun Aenghus, the inside wall alone used 16,500 tons of stone and was almost circular before the north wall crumpled down the cliff. The summit offers a spectacular sight of the surrounding area.
Cahercommaun or sometimes Cahercommane is a triple stone ringfort on the south-east edge of the Bu… [..]

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Leamaneh Castle Full review
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Take a detour to the Leamaneh Castle: Located in the rural roads, a visit to this castle may mean you need to take a detour. The stop by this castle was just to click a picture as you could not enter the castle. The story that we were told was of a famous Irish ghost, Red Mary who is still considered to haunt the place. If your itinerary permits drive by the place.
Leamaneh Castle is a ruined castle located in the townland Leamaneh North, Parish of Kilnaboy, betw… [..]

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Quin Abbey Full review
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Beautiful Ruins: Quin Abbey is a well-preserved ruin located in County Clare, Ireland. It was built in the 14th century and is known for its hauntingly beautiful cloisters. Its architectural features are of historical significance and offer the visitors a stunning view.
Quin Abbey is a ruined Franciscan abbey or friary in Quin, roughly 9 miles from Ennis, County Clare… [..]

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Corcomroe Abbey Full review
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Historical Abbey: Positioned at the edge of the Burren in a scenic location, Corcomroe Abbey is ancient Abbey ruins with a fascinating history. The historical graves are well preserved, and the original structures continue to provide a good sense of the former monastic community. Entry to the abbey is free.
Corcomroe Abbey is an early 13th-century Cistercian monastery located in the north of the Burren r… [..]

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Kilmacduagh Abbey Full review
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Calm and Peaceful!: Kilmacduagh Abbey is the remains of an 800-year-old monastery. It flaunts the tallest round tower in Ireland. Located in the village cemetery, the ruins provide a serene and contemplative exposure to visitors. The limestone rock of the structure adds to the beauty of the picturesque scene.
Kilmacduagh Monastery is a ruined abbey near the town of Gort in County Galway, Ireland. It was the… [..]

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Burren Centre Full review
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Travel through the ages: Burren Centre with its audio-visual theatre and incredible exhibition takes you back through the ages to the time when the formidable majestic mountains and serene valleys of the Burren area lay underneath a warm tropical sea. Visit this centre and see the history uncover before your eyes, and experience the atmosphere of thousands of years ago.

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The Burren Perfumery Full review
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Organic Cosmetic Making Company: The Burren Perfumery is a small family company that makes perfumes and cosmetics. Highlights include the Tea Room, the Blending Room, and the Herb Garden. The Herb Garden provides visitors with samples of the native herbs and information about their traditional use.

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Aillwee Cave Full review
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A fun-filled Tour: Situated in the very heart of the Burren in County Clare, Aillwee Cave is a must-visit for everyone who finds himself/herself in the area. The tour of the cave consists of a 30-minute walk through the beautiful caverns – over bridged chasms, under mysterious formations and alongside the roaring waterfall which sometimes gently sprinkles the unsuspecting visitor!
Aillwee Cave is a cave in the karst landscape of the Burren in County Clare, Ireland. The name Aill… [..]

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Mountshannon
Mountshannon is a village in east County Clare, Ireland, and a Catholic parish…
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Lough Derg
Travel picture of Lough Derg Lough Derg, historically Lough Dergart , is a freshwater lake in the Shannon Ri…
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O'Briensbridge
Travel picture of O'Briensbridge O'Brien's Bridge or O'Briensbridge is a village in east County Clare, Ireland,…
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Knappogue Castle
Travel picture of Knappogue Castle Knappogue Castle is a tower house, built in 1467 and expanded in the mid-19th …
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Daniel O'Connell Monument
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Turlough
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Leaba Wedge Tomb
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O'Connell Street
Travel picture of O'Connell Street O'Connell Street is also the main street in Dublin, Ennis, Sligo and in various…
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Millenium Park & Foundat…
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Newtown Castle
Travel picture of Newtown Castle Newtown Castle is a 16th-century tower house, located close to the village of B…
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Corkscrew Hill
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Abbey Street
Travel picture of Abbey Street Abbey Street is located on Dublin's Northside, running from the Customs House …
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Parnell Street
Travel picture of Parnell Street Parnell Street is located on Dublin's Northside and runs from Capel Street in …
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Lower Market Street
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Merchants Square
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Craggaunowen
Travel picture of Craggaunowen Craggaunowen is a 16th-century castle and an archaeological open-air museum in …
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Caherconnell Stone Fort
Travel picture of Caherconnell Stone Fort Caherconnell is a medieval, exceptionally well-preserved stone ringfort in reg…
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