Doonbeg, Co. Clare

The historic village of Doonbeg grew up around Doonbeg Castle which was built by Philip Macsheeda Mor Mac Con in the 16th century for the Earl of Thomond.

The village is an excellent base for the water sport enthusiast as there is surfing at Doughmore strand and Spanish Point, scuba diving nearby in Kilkee and sailing at Kilrush Marina.

Anglers are well catered for with excellent shore angling and chartered deep sea angling, whilst the equestrian enthusiast can take a pony trekking trip.

There are also scenic coast walks and you might even be lucky enough to spot a dolphin.

Gardens

Vandeleur Walled Garden - Kilrush County Clare
Vandeleur Walled Garden
Kilrush, Co. Clare
The secret world of the walled gardens at Vandeleur, Kilrush had lain forgotten for years. The house belonging to the surrounding 420 acres of wooded demesne was first planted in 1712, the house was burnt in 1887 and finally demolished in 1973. B ...

Golf

Ballybunion Cashen Course
Ballybunion Golf Club
Ballybunion, Co. Kerry
Course Type: Links
Founded in 1906 Ballybunion Golf Club is an institution of the golfing world. The character of both courses is unique, both true links set amongst the finest sand dunes the world has to offer. They hug the ruggedly breathtaking Atlantic Ocean coa ...

Self Catering

Selfcatering
Loop Head Lightkeepers House
Loop Head, Co. Clare
Loop Head Lighthouse station is the major landmark on the northern shore of the Shannon River. The surrounding coastline is of a dramatic character with cliffs sculpted by Atlantic storms where rock ledges and caves are home to seabirds, seals an ...

What's On

Kilrush Market - County Clare - Thursday Morning
The Market Square, Kilrush, County Clare

Each Thursday morning 10am to 2pm

We now have Fresh fish, local pork and bacon, organic fed chicken, mushrooms, eggs, honey, ...

Tourist Attractions

The Burren Centre - Gateway to the Burren - Kilfenora County Clare Ireland
The Burren Centre - Gateway to the Burren
Kilfenora, Co. Clare
In the picturesque village of Kilfenora, The Burren Centre gives the visitor an introduction to the visual delights and ancient mysteries which await to be discovered in this unspoiled corner of Ireland. This walk through time will take you b ...

Wedding Venues

Doonbeg Lodge - Wedding Venue  County Clare
Doonbeg Lodge
Doonbeg, Co. Clare
At Doonbeg Golf Club on Doughmore Bay, The Lodge offers very luxurious accommodation - and, although it is a private club, there is limited visitor access to both golf and accommodation when available. The contrast between the wild landscape ...
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