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About the Area
About the Area
From Breath taking scenery and bussling villages, County Clare has it all. The Cliffs of Moher are among the most iconic sights in Ireland.

Scattery Island

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Lying at the mouth of the River Shannon, Scattery Island or Inis Cathaigh is one of west Clare’s best kept secrets.

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Dolphin Links

Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Foundation
Information on the bottlenose dolphins in the Shannon estuary including their conservation management, ongoing research and monitoring.
www.shannondolphins.ie


Irish Whale and Dolphin Group
:The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group.
Dedicated to the conservation, research and better understanding of whales. Includes cetacean news, sightings, stranding news, events, and research.
www.iwdg.ie

Visitor Links

Vandeleur Walled Garden
Beautiful old stone walls contain this garden, once the forgotten garden of Kilrush House, home to the Vandeleur landlords.
www.vandeleurwalledgarden.ie

Kilrush Marina
Kilrush Marina, situated in County Clare, on Irelands unspoiled west coast, offers a unique blend of facilities and attractions to satisfy even the most discerning visitor.
www.kilrushcreekmarina.ie/

Cliffs of Moher
The magnificent Cliffs of Moher top the list of places to see and are one of Ireland's most visited tourist attractions.
www.cliffsofmoher.ie

Kilrush Golf and Sports Club
Situated a half mile outside the old heritage town of Kilrush in Clare. The ‘Friendliest Golf Club in Ireland’, this course is set in a beautiful location over looking the Shannon Estuary. It is playable all year round and offers many excellent holes where water, sand and trees combine to test the golfers skill.
www.kilrushgolfclub.com/

Shannon Region Trails Programme
This Shannon Development-led initiative which aims to establish the Shannon Region as a world-class destination for walking, cycling, water-based and other outdoors activity pursuits.
www.shannonregiontrails.ie

Trump International Golf Links & Hotel
A luxury 5 star hotel and golf resort in County Clare, Ireland offering accommodations, an 18 hole golf course, a spa, and find dining restaurants in Doonbeg. This luxury resort in Europe also offers wedding and event venues, as well as conference rooms and meeting facilities, vacation packages, and more.
www.trumphotelcollection.com/ireland

Fáilte Ireland
Mid West Region Tourism Learning Networks County-based tourism learning networks are an exciting new enterprise development support from Fáilte Ireland to meet the needs of small and medium-sized tourism enterprises in the Mid West region (Counties Clare, North Tipperary and Limerick City and County). www.maydaymanagement.ie/

The West Clare Railway Ireland
The West Clare Railway, a narrow gauge railway in the rural West of Ireland. Open for visitors. Live web cam feed. www.westclarerailway.ie/

West Clare
One of Ireland's Best Kept Secret! West Clare, One of Ireland's Best Kept Secrets, promoted by Kilrush Chamber of Commence, is an area of unspoilt beauty wedged between the Shannon Estuary ...
www.westclare.com

Bens Surf Clinic
We offer quality surf lessons for all standards, beginner (all gear provided) to advanced (learn on your own board). Private or group sessions (max 6). We are a mobile unit so we can use many of the fantastic beaches of West Clare.
www.benssurfclinic.com

Bens Rock Climbing School
We offer an amazing way to see the Burren hanging from a 30 ft cliff, fully qualified instructor shows you how to climb and abseil, while admiring the beautiful coast line near Fanore. No experience needed.
www.bensrockclimbingclinic.com

Accommodation

Short breaks in Ireland
This site has many great value offers for various short breaks throughout Ireland. From Spa and midweek breaks to golf and activity breaks, it caters for all
www.shortbreaksireland.ie

Katie O'Connors Holiday Hostel
Katie O'Connors is a friendly hostel based in the heritage town of Kilrush, Co. Clare. Great hostel to tour the West from. Friendly staff and good facilities. We offer dormitories and private rooms. Open from April to October.
www.katieshostel.com

Armada Hotel
located in Spanish Point County Clare Ireland close to the Burren and cliffs of Moher.
www.armadahotel.com

Hotel Doolin
located in County Clare on the West Coast of Ireland. Located in the heart of Doolin, traditional Irish Music and Cultural capital of Ireland.
www.hoteldoolin.ie

Corofin Hostel and Camping Park
located in the heart of the Burren, Co. Clare is a sheltered family-run business offering the nearest camping to the Burren National Park.
www.corofincamping.com

Hillview B & B, Tulla, Ennis, Co. Clare
located in Tulla, Co. Clare - perfect accommodation and an ideal base for fishing, walking and touring in Co. Clare.
www.hillviewbandb.com

Local Town’s Links

Kilrush Town Council Home
Address: Kilrush Town Council, Kilrush Civic Offices, Kilrush, Co. Clare, Ireland Tel: +353 065 9051047 Fax +353 065 9052821 Email: kilrush@clarecoco.ie
www.kilrush.ie/

Kilkee
Kilkee.ie is the official website of the seaside resort town of Kilkee, County Clare, Ireland.
www.kilkee.ie


Doonbeg and West Clare
Nature Tradition Hospitality.The beautiful Doonbeg Area and West Clare, Ireland: Accommodation, Activities, Services, Images, Maps, History, Events, Traditional Music & Dance.
www.doonbeg-ireland.com/

Weekend Break Ennis – VisitEnnis.ie
Weekend break Ennis. Portal site for weekend breaks in the capital of County Clare, Ireland. Resources and directory links to accommodation, restaurants and night life.
www.visitennis.ie

Weather

Met Éireann
Met Éireann, the Irish National Meteorological Service, is the leading provider of weather information and related services for Ireland.
www.met.ie


Miscellaneous

Burren Smokehouse
Smoked Irish Atlantic Salmon from the Burren Smokehouse, Co. Clare, Ireland. You can order the best of Irish gourmet food online directly from Lisdoonvarna.
www.burrensmokehouse.ie

Vanderlust Campervan Rental and Sales
"Stay where life takes you....." with Vanderlust. Vanderlust offers campervan, motorhome and RV rental/hire in Ireland for sporting activities, music events and all your other outdoor pursuits. Based in close proximity to Shannon Airport in County Clare and only 15 minutes from Limerick City, we offer free transfers to and from the airport. Our fleet of 2 berth, 4 berth and 6 berth motorhomes are sure to meet all your needs.
www.vanderlust.com

Visit Co.Clare
This is a comprehensive one stop shop in terms of information in relation to accommodation, activities, attractions, events, pubs, restaurants, getting around and much much more in Co. Clare.
www.clare.ie

Failte IrelandNational Parks and Wildlife Service Accredited OperatorDolphin Gateway Committee MemberSDWF Committee Member
Dolphin Gateway
Committee Member
Dolphin Discovery, Kilrush, Co. Clare, Ireland.
Tel: +353 65 9051327 Email:info@discoverdolphins.ie