If you are an avid golfer then the Ballybunion Courses, both Old and Cashen, are a must play. Located in Southwest of Ireland, County Kerry, the course is 65 miles from Shannon and presents a lovely drive to get there. The town of Ballybunion welcomes with a wonderful selection of fine restaurants, pubs, and shopping opportunities.
Druid’s Glen, 30 minutes South of Dublin in Newtownmountkennedy, County Wicklow, is considered to be one of the finest new parkland courses in Ireland. The name of this course comes from a pre-Christian stone altar discovered during the construction of the course. The altar stands today with a Druid presiding over the 12th green.
Lahinch, County Clare, is often described as “The St. Andrews of Ireland,” and the site also offers two courses, the Old Course and the Castle Course. The small town of Lahinch is just over 30 miles west of Shannon Airport in County Clare. The Castle Course offers the sights of Castle ruins as you play.
Finally, Adare Manor Golf Club, County Limerick was host to the 2007 Irish open. The course is built around the ruins of Desmond Castle, built in 1200, and the ruins of the Franciscan Abbey, built in 1464, offering challenges and diversions .
There are many hotel accommodations either at the courses or nearby and they range from luxury to more basic. You can plan your vacation yourself or avail yourself of our services at Irish Golf Vacations where we specialize in golf vacation planning.
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