Ireland - County Clare (PDF Chapter)
This is the County Clare chapter from Lonely Planet’s Ireland guidebook.
The Atlantic relentlessly pounds the rugged landscape year-round here, eroding rock and fashioning sheer cliffs like those at the iconic Cliffs of Moher. But if the land is hard, Clare’s soul certainly isn’t: traditional Irish culture and music flourish here.
- join locals for spirited live music in traditional pubs in Miltown Malbay
- catch the last warming rays of the setting sun on sweeping beach at Spanish Point
- drive along narrow roads to a lighthouse-capped headland at Loop Head
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Ennis & Around, Eastern & Southeastern Clare, Shannon Airport, Bunratty, Killaloe & Ballina, Mountshannon, Southwestern & Western Clare, Kilrush, Loop Head Peninsula, Kilkee & Around, Ennistimon & Around, Liscannor & Around, Cliffs of Moher, The Burren, Doolin, Lisdoonvarna, Kilfenora, Corofin & Around, Central Burren, Fanore, Ballyvaughan & Around, Northern Burren.
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