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Kilrush, West Clare


Kilrush is located at the mouth of the River Shannon on the Wild Atlantic Way. The market town is one of 15 designated Heritage towns in Ireland – a designation that recognises its legacy as a landlord estate town with a rich maritime tradition.

Kilrush Marina is perfectly located for exploring the exciting west coast. Whether you choose to stay in Kilrush or close by, you will find a wealth of exciting activities in and around the area.

Sites to visit and activities to enjoy include daily boat trips to the early Christian settlement on Scattery Island, Kilrush Golf Club, horse riding trails and treks with West Clare Equestrian Centre, sea excursions with West Clare Rib Adventures, the West Clare Railway Heritage Museum and railway in nearby Moyasta, the Museum of Irish Rural Life and adventure boat trips offering up-close encounters with Europe’s largest group of resident Bottlenose Dolphins.

The beautifully renovated, Victoria-era Vandeleur Walled Garden specialises in many unusual plants that thrive in the area’s unique microclimate, while it hosts a horizontal maze and giant outdoor chess set.

Kilrush offers plenty of accommodation options, and its central location makes it an ideal base from which to launch your holiday in West Clare and beyond. The town is located close to the popular seaside resort of Kilkee and the Loop Head Peninsula attractions of the Bridges of Ross, Loop Head Lighthouse and the Church of the Little Ark in Kilbaha. The Killimer-Tarbert car ferry is located less than 10 minute drive from the town, providing a convenient link to Clare from Kerry and Limerick.

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