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Mountshannon Blue Flag Beach

Mountshannon Blue Flag Beach

Mountshannon Beach is a small lakeside bathing area located at Lough Derg in Mountshannon, County Clare.Mountshannon Beach is located at Lough Derg, which is one of the major freshwater lakes …
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Dominican Abbey Lorrha

Dominican Abbey Lorrha

In 1269, Walter de Burgo, Earl of Ulster, founded a Dominican monastery in Lorrha, which is about 30 minutes northwest of Roscrea, County Tipperary. There are ruins of three churches, …
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Saint Ruadhans Abbey Lorrha

Saint Ruadhans Abbey Lorrha

St. Ruadhan’s Abbey, Lorrha, Co. Tipperary – Lough Derg

Located about 30km from Nenagh in County Tipperary, the village of Lorrha is home to several important ecclesiastical ruins, including that of …
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Augustinian Abbey Lorrha

Augustinian Abbey Lorrha

The village of Lorrha in County Tipperary is home to the ruins of an Augustinian abbey established in the 12th century by the Order of Canons Regular. Over the course …
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Lackeen Castle Lorrha

Lackeen Castle Lorrha

This Castle was built in the 12th Century and rebuilt in the 16th Century by John O’Kennedy. In the process of rebuilding the Stowe Missal, a 9th Century Mass Book, …
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Redwood Castle

Redwood Castle

The Castle, which was probably erected as a Norman stronghold about 1210. Between 1350 and 1640 it was occupied by the MacEgans, a famous Brehon family who kept a renowned …
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Killaloe Cathedral and Churches

Killaloe Cathedral and Churches

Among the cathedral and churches in the village of Killaloe, County Clare, visitors will find an early monastery founded by St Fachnan, the cathedral established by Donal O Brien about …
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Ballycuggeran Blue Flag Lakeside Beach

Ballycuggeran Blue Flag Lakeside Beach

Ballycuggeran Beach is a small lakeside bathing area located at Lough Derg in County Clare. It is an area of ecological interest and has received the Blue Flag for 2013.Lough …
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Beal Boru ‘Brian Boru’s Fort’

Beal Boru ‘Brian Boru’s Fort’

Brian Boru’s fort is a large ring fort between the River Shannon and the Killaloe to Tuamgraney road. It has long been identified as the ancient seat of Brian Boru, …
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Brian Boru

Brian Boru

Killaloe Heritage Centre displays an imaginative exhibition charting the history of Killaloe and its Celtic and nautical significance. With a section dedicated to Brian Boru the greatest High King of …
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Doon Forest

Doon Forest

Doon is located about 3.5 km north west of Broadford in County Clare. This extensive woodland was one of the noted tourist attractions of 19th century Clare.Doon (An Dun in …
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