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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.

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Golf

Limerick Golf Club - Limerick Ireland
Limerick Golf Club
Limerick, Co. Limerick
Course Type: Parkland
Limerick Golf Club is a mature par 72 parkland course measuring over 6,500 yards in length, with a number of holes designed by Dr. Alister McKenzie, architect of Lahinch and Augusta National, and others by John D. Harris. The course starts of ...
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What's On

UL Farmers Market - Co Limerick - Tuesdays
UL Farmers Market - Tuesdays 12-5.30pm

Students Union Courtyard, University of Limerick

Contact: colin.fitzpatrick@ul.ie
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Tourist Attractions

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Caherconnell Fort
Kilfenora, Co. Clare
Caherconnell Stone Fort is an exceptionally well preserved example of the stone forts or stone ringforts, which are to be found in the Burren Co Clare. The fort is in its original state and its position, overlooking virtually all-surrounding area ...
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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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