Quin, Co. Clare

Quin is an historic village about 15 km (9.5 miles) from Ennis in County Clare, and is home to a heritage site, Craggaunowen (+353 (0)61 630 788; open daily in summer); telling how the Celts arrived and lived in Ireland, it includes replicas of dwellings and forts, and the ancient castle is also an attraction. A major feature is the Brendan Boat built by Tim Severin who sailed from Ireland to Greenland, re-enacting the voyage of St. Brendan, reputed to have discovered America centuries before Columbus.  Quin Abbey is a well-preserved ruin of a Franciscan friary founded in 1402 by Sioda MacNamara.

Gardens

There is no featured garden in the area

Golf

View across the 10th green
Dromoland Castle Golf Club
Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co. Clare
Course Type: Parkland
Dromoland Castle Golf and Country Club has been in existence since 1962 and golf has been played for 43 years over the lush rolling tree lined landscape that drains into Dromoland Lough with the Castle as a backdrop. The course has been entir ...

Self Catering

There is no featured selfcatering establishment in the area

What's On

Limerick Milk Market - County Limerick - Wed-Sun
Limerick Market

Milk Market, Limerick, County Limerick

Following a major renovation, this famous old market re-opened as an all-weather, all-year covered market in sum ...

Tourist Attractions

The Hunt Museum - Limerick County Limerick Ireland
The Hunt Museum
Limerick, Co. Limerick
The Hunt Museum was established to house an internationally important collection of approximately 2,000 works of art and antiquities formed by John and Gertrude Hunt during their lifetimes. As antique dealers and advisors to collectors they built ...

Wedding Venues

Wedding
Lough Cutra Castle
Gort, Co. Galway
Lough Cutra Castle and Estate has a long and varied history with both highs and lows, including famine relief to the billeting of soldiers, a period as a convent and life as a private home. It was designed by John Nash who worked on Buckingham Pa ...
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