Ciorcal Oidhreachta an Chláir
The Clare Heritage Circle
combines all the best of Clare's varied culture. The nine members of this circle will help you discover the diverse landscape, built heritage, natural and marine treasures and archaeology of County Clare.
The Cliffs of Moher New Visitor Experience is proud to be a member of the Clare Heritage Circle.
The Burren Centre
Located in the town of Kilfenora the Burren Centre
gives the visitor an introduction to the visual delights and ancient mysteries which await to be discovered in the Burren - an unspoiled corner of Ireland. The story of the Burren is excitingly captured in A Walk through Time
multi-dimensional exhibition at the completely refurbished Burren Centre.
Clare is remarkable county and the story of its people stretches back some 6,000 years. Its incredible history is excitingly captured in the Riches of Clare
exhibition at the Clare Museum
in the heart of Ennis.
Clare Heritage Centre
The Clare Heritage Center
includes the award-winning Heritage Museum houses in what once St. Catherine's Church and the Clare Genealogical Centre, widely recognised as the leading centre of it's kind in the country. The centre houses the most comprehensive research material held in any one location to enable persons with Clare roots to trace their ancestry.
Dysert O'Dea Castle & Archaeology Centre
Built in 1480, the uppermost floors and staircase of Dysert O'Dea Castle
were badly damaged by the Cromwellians in 1651. Repaired and opened in 1986, the castle houses an extensive museum, an audio visual presentation and various exhibitions.
East Clare Heritage
Tuamgraney is one of the most notable, ecclesiastical and historical places in Ireland. It's pagan past is recorded in its townland names, in pillar stones and holy wells. It's monastic past is recorded in the Annals and in the lives of the saints. East Clare Heritage
can provide guided tours and further information.
Spend a fun-filled day at the Lahinch Seaworld
indoor complex overlooking the majestic Lahinch beach. Featuring the Seaworld Atlantic Aquarium, a leisure centre with 25m pool, kiddies pool, sauna, jacuzzi & steamroom, a kiddie's playzone and a Cafe & retail outlet. All in all the ultimate all weather leisure and activity location.
The Shannon Estuary is home to the only known resident group of bottlenose dolphins in Ireland. For lots of dolfun and information on the Shannon Dolphins visit the Shannon Dolphin & Wildlife Centre
Vandeleur Walled Garden
Beautifully constructed old stone walls enclose the sheltered Vandeleur Walled Garden
set among 420 acres of native woodland. The 'forgotten garden' of Kilrush House, dating back to the late 18th Century, has been fully restored, and is now a haven of peace & tranquillity.