Scattery Island sits in the Shannon Estuary, just off the coast of Kilrush, County Clare. The island is home to a lighthouse, a ruined monastery, an Irish round tower and Read more [...]
Heading to Clare and looking for something to do or a place to visit. Coast Radar is not just a list of beaches but we bring you the whole Clare coast including castles, lighthouses, piers, museums, beautiful gardens, seaside towns, National Trust and other heritage properties.
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Quin Abbey, is a ruined Franciscan abbey founded around 1402 although occupies a site of a former Anglo-Norman de Clare fortress that was built after 1278. The remains of the Read more [...]
A famous surfing location for the advanced surfer. Takes a bit of getting to with a paddle of some 200 metres across a channel and around the island which keeps Read more [...]
The Cliffs of Moher rise 120 metres (390 ft) above the Atlantic Ocean at Hag’s Head and reach a maximum height of 214 metres (702 ft) just north of O’Brien’s Read more [...]
Kilrush lifeboat station as establishes in 1995 and operates an inshore lifeboat. Station is open by appointment only.
Caherconnell is a medieval, exceptionally well-preserved stone ringfort, features a circular drystone enclosure wall with a diameter of 42 metres. Walls are up to 3 metres thick and up to Read more [...]
Knappogue Castle is a tower house, built in 1467 and expanded in the mid-19th century. Today, the castle is used as a venue for weddings and medieval banquets and offers Read more [...]
Aillwee Cave is a cave system of over a kilometre of passages leading into the heart of the Burren mountainside. The cave was discovered in 1944 by a local farmer Read more [...]