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Killarney

Killarney is one of Ireland’s most beautiful heritage and tourist spots, famed in song and story. Killarney means ‘Church of the Blackthorn,’ and nobody is quite sure why! Immaculately kept, it was voted Ireland’s tidiest large town in 2007, 2010, 2011, and 2013, and won the overall Tidiest Town award in 2011. Killarney was first made popular by Queen Victoria who …

Limerick

Limerick has a pace and dynamism you’ll find almost nowhere else in Ireland. Situated on the majestic River Shannon, Limerick City is a vibrant hub of education, economic, social and recreational activity in Ireland’s Mid-West region. Limerick is commonly referred to as ‘Ireland’s Sporting Capital’ and while we are the economic core of Ireland’s Mid-West, we are also widely known for our warmth and …

Cratloe

Cratloe (Irish: An Chreatlach, meaning “The Land of Sallow trees”) is a village in County Clare, Ireland, situated between Limerick and Shannon in the midwest of Ireland. It is possible that the name derives from Croit-shliabh meaning “hump-backed hill”, referring to Woodcock Hill. What is now the present day parish of Cratloe consists of two parts; the former parish of …

Kilrush

Kilrush is situated along the Shannon and on the Wild Atlantic Way. The town is one of 15 designated Heritage towns in Ireland. The town is focused around a market square at the centre, all routes radiate from this point. Part of the town centre was designed by John Ormsby Vandeleur; whose family owned the large estate at the edge …

Ballyvaughan

The most northerly place in County Clare, Ballyvaughan is situated just inside the County Galway border in the parish of Drumcreehy. It’s a beautiful little village with a small fishing and trading port set in a green wooded vale. The little village is perhaps best known as an ideal base for visitors exploring the Burren, being conveniently close to the …

Tralee

Tralee is the capital town and administrative centre of County Kerry, a region of spectacular beauty and Ireland’s premier visitor destination. The town is almost 800 years old, and was founded in the early 13th century by the Anglo Normans, taking its name from the River Lee, which flows into Tralee Bay. Tralee currently has a population of approximately 24,000.

Killimer

Killimer (Irish: Cill Íomaí) is a village in County Clare, Ireland, in a civil parish of the same name. It is located on the northern bank of the Shannon and the N67 which passes through the village.