Bunratty is a balmy and mystical village, the place is a destination in its own right with a variety of old world pubs, craft shops, restaurants and 18th century castle and folk park. Rossmanagher House is also an ideal base for day trips to the beautiful beaches of Lahinch and Kilkee, the Cliffs of Moher, the Burren, the Aran Islands.Click here for information about areas of interest in the county.

Bunratty also offers the visitor an opportunity to shop for those last minute gifts for those back home. For those interested in playing a round of golf, click here for a list of local golf courses.


Aillwee Caves
Aillwee Cave is approximately 60km from Galway and Limerick. It is situated 5km south of Ballyvaughan on the R480.  

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Aillwee Cave, Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare. 
+353 65 7077036  

Cliffs of Moher 
Located on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean and the western edge of the Burren, Moher lies about 10 miles from Ennistymon. They rise to almost 400 feet at Hag's Head, the promontory at Liscannor Bay.  
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Craggaunowne is located near Quin, Co. Clare. There is no doubt that Craggaunowen project is one of the most unique of its kind and is well worth visiting to see the past coming to life. 
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Craggaunowen The Living Past, Quin, Co. Clare  
+353 61 367178 

Bunratty Folk Park 
From Limerick City take the N18 Road towards Shannon Airport. 
Contact Details  
Bunratty, Co. Clare. 
+353 61 360788 /+353 61 361511 

Golf Courses:

Shannon Golf Club 
From Limerick take Airport road course is 200 yards past Airport. 18 holes 6271 yards. S.S.S. 72. Practice area club hire buggy hire. 

Contact Details
Shannon, Co. Clare.  
061 471 507

Lahinch Golf Club 
32 miles north west of Shannon Airport 200 yards from Lahinch Village on Lisconner Road. Links course. Old Course - 18 holes 6123 metres. S.S.S. 73: Castle Course - 18 holes 5138 metres. S.S.s. 70. 

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Lahinch, Co. Clare.  
065 81 003

Ennis Golf Club 
Half a mile from Ennis town center. Parkland course set in rolling hills with five challenging Par 3's. 18 holes 6150 yards 5592 metres.Par 71. 

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Drumbiggle, Ennis, Co. Clare. 
065 682 4074 

Dromoland Golf Club 
Dromoland Golf Club is a mere 10-minute drive from Shannon Airport. The golf course is situated on 400 unspoiled acres of lush wooded parkland enhanced by the gentle flowing river Rine which becomes a feature for three of the many beautiful holes on the course. 18 holes, Dromoland Castle also has a splendidly refurbished Castle Hotel with an outstanding restaurant.The clubhouse is equipped with a leisure canter and swimming pool.. 

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Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co. Clare. 
+353 61 368144  

Adare Manor Golf Club 
The Adare Golf Club measures 7,138 yards and uses 230 acres of lush countryside. The Maigue River comes into play on three holes with a dramatic finish at the 18th hole. 
The exquisite parkland atmosphere of the demesne has been preserved and the course is set amid magnificent mature trees.

The course has three lakes, including a 14 acre lake anchoring the front nine. The Maigue River meanders through the back nine creating a sense of beauty and challenge, particularly on the 11th par 3 and the 18th par 5 finishing hole.The course has four tees on every hole with a championship yardage of 7,138 declining to 5,082 yards. The Adare Golf Club will be an exciting golf challenge for all.. 

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Adare Manor, Adare, Co. Limerick. 
+353 61 396566