is the county town of Clare.
It lies on the banks of the River Fergus, which
runs east, then south into the Shannon Estuary.
From Ennis, you can reach any part of Clare in
under two hours.
Short on sights, the town's strengths are its food,
lodging and is world famous for it’s traditional
The Cliffs of Moher
Cliffs of Moher comes from the Irish name
“Aillte an Mhothair” which means the cliffs of ruin.
They are one of the most popular sights in Ireland,
with over a million tourists visiting every year.
A new tourist facility has opened up there recently
so there’s always something to see.
Kilkee is one of Ireland's leading traditional holiday
centres with the village being a popular tourist
destination for over 200 years.
Not only is the bay perfect for all water sports, there
are some breathtaking walks around the cliffs.
There are many types of accommodation available
in or near the Kilkee so its easy for tourists to find
somewhere to stay.
The burren comes from the Irish word “Boirinn” meaning
The Burren is like no other place in Ireland. There are no bogs
and very few pastures. Instead there are huge pavements of
The Burren is also famous for its plantlife. Plants found in the
Arctic, Alpine and Mediterranean regions all grow here.
Many of the views around The Burren are spectacular such as
the vista across Galway Bay.
The Alliwee Cave
Aillwee cave comes from the name “Aill Bhuí”
which means "yellow cliff”.
It is the most famous of the many thousands of
ancient caves beneath the karst landscape of the
Though there are many cliffs beneath the Burren,
the Alliwee cave is the only one opened to the