O’Grady Castle, Tuamgraney, Co Clare.

O’Grady Castle, Tuamgraney, Co Clare.

O’Grady Castle, Tuamgraney, Co Clare. This Tower-House Castle, sometimes referred to as Tuamgraney Castle, was built in the 15thC by the O’Grady Clan to provide protection for the adjacent St. Cronan’s Church. The O’Grady’s  were powerful ...
Holy Island/Inis Cealtra – A Step Back In Time

Holy Island/Inis Cealtra – A Step Back In Time

Holy Island / Inis Cealtra “Island of the Seven Churches”-“Island of the Burials” or “of Monastic Cells” Step back in time with a visit to Holy Island or Inis Cealtra – once in the territory of the Ó Grádaigh(O’Grady’s) – one of the most famous monastic...
Clare Augustinian Abbey Ennis Co Clare

Clare Augustinian Abbey Ennis Co Clare

About Clare Abbey Clare Abbey is a ruined Augustinian Monastery located near Ennis, along the banks of the River Fergus, and was the first, largest and most important Augustinian House in Co Clare. It was founded some time prior to 1189, possibly by Donal ‘the Great’...
Tuamgraney & Scariff Built Heritage Walking Trail

Tuamgraney & Scariff Built Heritage Walking Trail

Tuamgraney and Scariff are regarded as the historic and economic heart of East Clare, strategically located between the River Shannon and Slieve Aughty Mountains. They have a rich and interesting built heritage just waiting to be explored. Today the area continues to...
Quin Franciscan Abbey, Quin, Co Clare

Quin Franciscan Abbey, Quin, Co Clare

About Quin Abbey The abbey is about 9 miles from Ennis. A visitor centre is located near the building and the structure and grounds can be visited free of charge. A caretaker is permanently based at the monument. Floodlighting has recently been installed. The...
Galway Races Monday 29th July – Sunday 4th August.

Galway Races Monday 29th July – Sunday 4th August.

IT’S GALWAY RACES TIME OF YEAR AGAIN.!!! Plan a Day Trip with East Clare Cabs – Contact Derek at 087 2704380 or email eastclarecabs@gmail.com for all details. The world renowned 7 day Galway Races Summer Festival returns for its 150th year, from Monday...
Scariff Harbour Festival – Thurs 1st to Sun 4th August 2019

Scariff Harbour Festival – Thurs 1st to Sun 4th August 2019

The Annual Scariff Harbour Festival takes place this year from Thursday 1st – Sunday 4th August 2019 and promises to be an action packed weekend for all the family. It all kicks off at 8pm on Thursday night 1st August with a Concert in the Sacred Heart Church...