Fanore is a small village in County Clare, on the west coast of Ireland. The area was officially classified as part of the West Clare Gaeltacht; an Irish-speaking community; until 1956. Lying on the road between Ballyvaughan and Doolin, Fanore has an extensive sandy beach and sand dunes around the mouth of the Caher River.
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Strandhill is the largest coastal village and townland in County Sligo, Ireland. The old name appears to be Ros Dragnige (see Killaspugbrone). Strandhill is situated at the western base of Knocknarea on the Cúil Irra (Coolera) peninsula in Sligo Bay, 5 miles west of Sligo town, and is Atlantic facing. Although the main part of the villageRead More
Dromoland Castle is a castle, now a 5-star luxury hotel with golf course, located near Newmarket-on-Fergus in County Clare, Ireland. Its restaurant, the Earl of Thomond, was awarded a Michelin star in 1995, under head chef Jean Baptiste Molinari The present building was completed in 1835. However, the first building constructed here seems to haveRead More
Sligo is a coastal seaport and the county town of County Sligo, Ireland, within the western province of Connacht. With a population of approximately 20,000 in 2014, it is the second largest urban centre in the West of Ireland, with only Galway being larger. The Sligo Borough District constitutes 61% (38,581) of the county’s populationRead More
Limerick is a city in county Limerick, Ireland. It is located in the Mid-West Region and is also part of the province of Munster. Limerick City and County Council is the local authority for the city. The city lies on the River Shannon, with the historic core of the city located on King’s Island, whichRead More