Killaloe Public Library

Killaloe Public Library

Killaloe Public Library is situated on the original site of the lock keeper’s house in Killaloe in East Clare. The library was officially opened on 24th June, 1994 and is ideally situated between the River Shannon and the canal facing north towards the mouth of Lough Derg. Surrounded by water on three sides, the library is set in a strikingly picturesque location on the Clare/Tipperary border, and close also to the County Limerick border. Both Tipperary and Limerick are well represented in the branch’s registration. The building is shared with the Killaloe Visitors Centre and Tourist Office.

Opening Hours:

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 10.00 am to 1.30 pm and 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm

Wednesday and Friday 10.00 am to 5.30 pm and 6.30 pm to 8.00 pm

Saturday 10.00 am to 2.00 pm



89.2 km from the Cliffs of Moher
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Killaloe Public Library
The Lock House
Co. Clare
V94 ED83

One of Ireland’s most famous sights, the Cliffs of Moher are entirely vertical and the cliff edge is abrupt. On a clear day the views are tremendous, with the Aran Islands etched on the waters of Galway Bay. From the cliff edge you can just hear the booming far below as the waves crash and gnaw at the soft shale and sandstone.

With a due-west exposure, sunset is the best time to visit.

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