Sights & Attractions in County Clare, Galway, and the Aran Islands


Sights Overview
Name Category Location
Aillwee Cave
A vast 2-million-year-old cave, Aillwee is the...
Cave Ballyvaughan
Aran Doolin Ferries
Aran Doolin Ferries makes the 30-minute trip from...
Tours Doolin
Bunratty Castle and Folk Park
Two of those rare attractions that appeal to all...
Castles / Palaces Bunratty Castle
Burren Centre
Along with a café and a crafts shop with good...
Information Centers The Burren
The Burren Way
You can explore the Burren area by car, from a...
Trails The Burren
Caherconnell Stone Fort
There are several stone forts in the Burren...
Archaeological Sites The Burren
Cathedral of St. Fachtna
Beside the Burren Centre in Kilfenora, the...
Religious Sites The Burren
Church of Kevin
Signposted to the southeast of the quay, the...
Religious Sites Inis Oirr (Inisheer)
On the west bank of the Corrib estuary, this...
Neighborhoods / Streets Galway City
Clare Archaeology Centre
Housed in a 15th-century castle on the edge of...
Archaeological Sites Corofin
Clare Heritage and Genealogical Research Centre
Corofin? It's not a town but a tiny village of...
Libraries Corofin
Cliffs of Moher
The Cliffs of Moher have a long and almost...
Viewpoints The Cliffs of Moher
Coole Park & Gardens
Located north of the little town of Gort, Coole...
Parks Coole Park
Craggaunowen Castle
It's a strange experience to walk across the...
Castles / Palaces Craggaunowen Project
Dún Aengus
Even if you have only a few hours to explore Inis...
Military Sites Inis Mor (Inishmore)
Dunguaire Castle
On a rock north of Kinvara Bay, the 16th-century...
Castles / Palaces Kinvara
Eyre Square
The largest open space in central Galway and the...
Squares Galway City
Galway Cathedral
On Nun's Island, which forms the west bank of the...
Religious Sites Galway City
Galway City Museum
The city's civic museum, housed in a modern...
Museums / Galleries Galway City
Galway Discover Ireland Centre
Just off Eyre Square, east of the bus and train...
Information Centers Galway City
Knappogue Castle
With a name that means "hill of the kiss,"...
Castles / Palaces Knappogue
Lahinch Golf Club
There's a real Scottish flavor to this venerable...
Golf Course Lahinch
Lynch Memorial Window
Embedded in a stone wall above a built-up Gothic...
Memorials / Monuments Galway City
Lynch's Castle
Now a branch of the Allied Irish Banks, this is...
Castles / Palaces Galway City
NUI Galway
Opened in 1846 to promote the development of...
Educational Institutions Galway City
O'Brien's Castle
A pleasant walk through the village takes you...
Archaeological Sites Inis Oirr (Inisheer)
Poulnabrone Megalithic Tomb
The biggest and most famous of the Burren's...
Memorials / Monuments The Burren
Salmon Weir Bridge
The bridge itself is nothing special, but in...
Bridges / Tunnels Galway City
A lively, hugely popular seaside resort,...
Towns Galway City
Spanish Arch
Built in 1584 to protect the quays where Spanish...
Memorials / Monuments Galway City
St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church Galway
Built by the Anglo-Normans in 1320 and...
Religious Sites Galway City
Tigh Neachtain
Galway City's most famous pub, which stands at a...
Restaurants Galway City


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