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Recent County Clare reviews

  • Fantastic stay at the Aisling Cottage

    "Our year long anticipated trip to Ireland was far greater than we could have imagined. One week of travel and doing some family geneology was a total joy. But what capped off the entire three weeks was the last two spent in County Clare at the Aisling cottage. Ireland is fantastic, the west coast magnificent , the Burren mystical and the Aisling cottage pulled it all together. It was truly what we had hoped for in Ireland. The cottage itself could not have had a better feel and the hospitality and welcoming attitude of Sean and Connie made the stay so comfortable. They clearly go above and beyond to assure your comfort and enjoyment. We would definitely plan an additional extended stay at the Aisling Cottage if we are fortunate enough to return to Ireland. Thank you, Sean and Connie for a great experience. Anne Mullen and John Blumenstiel"
    Guest: John and Anne B. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 5, 2014
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  • A perfect Place for our first Irish experience!

    "I cannot put into words how satisfied we were with this property and the lovely owner! Three generations on our first trip to Ireland. Beautiful home and an amazing owner who goes beyond the call to make you feel welcomed We will be back and we will make sure our friends stay their too!"
    Guest: Mike Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 22, 2014
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  • Outstanding

    "We had a party of 9 adults and Lisheen House was perfect. Ideally located in the Burren national park, with gourmet pub and art gallery an easy walk away, the house is beautifully furnished and ultra comfortable for all times of year. Mary and Shamus are warm and hospitable and there to help whenever needed. Lisheen is a very beautiful holiday destination."
    Guest: MS Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 9, 2014
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  • Amazing and Intimate!

    "Frank and Marian have a wonderful cottage! And they are just the sweetest people you could ever hope to meet. The views of the village and ocean from the cottage are simple breathtaking. My husband and I went there for our honeymoon with the only plan that Doolin would be our starting point. Marian was super and gave us really great advice as to where to spend our days for an authentic and fun experience. As well as how to avoid tourist traps. I highly suggest eating at the Roadford House. The food is to die for! Frank is a fantastic chef! The cottage was a great place as a central point for driving all around the county. You can find something to do everyday. It was an amazing experience that we hope to repeat in the future."
    Guest: Samantha N. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: November 3, 2014
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County Clare Travel Tips

Clare Vacation Rentals of the West Coast

Dreaming of Ireland, you might be picturing tall cliffs, moors, and grassland that run for miles. There is a natural beauty that makes up Ireland, and more specifically County Clare. County Clare is a large section of Ireland on the western coast, almost opposite Dublin’s eastern location. With such an expanse of country to see, you will want to have Clare vacation rentals near the sites you wish to visit. At VRBO, you can find Clare accommodations in the form of house rentals or Clare cottages. There is something for every taste, from the simple to luxurious, all with fully equipped kitchens. Once you have found the perfect rental, your anticipation for seeing Irish Dance, listening to the local music, and visiting the colorful shops will be hard to contain.

A Clare Accommodation Near the Rivers of County Clare

Knowing when to visit your Clare accommodation is imperative so that you can enjoy all the entertainment and attractions the area has to offer. Being located on the west coast means you have the sea as well as other beautiful landscapes to enjoy. The Atlantic Ocean may be a little cold and located several feet below the green cliffs of the region, but it is beautiful nonetheless. It is possible to see sea birds and other wildlife along the cliffs. Also in Country Clare is the River Shannon to the southeast which is Ireland’s longest river. One very unique section in Clare is the Burren running along the karst region with magnificent flower displays and interesting fauna. To see the beauty of Clare, you must travel during the summer months of July and August. This is also when the rainfall begins to increase, though October and November often have more rainfall. The weather is warmer for those long walks you might wish to take.

Points of Interest by Clare Cottages

Traveling to Ireland will require that you see some of the more important locations in County Clare. Some of the Clare Cottages will be located an hour from the Cliffs of Moher out in the wilds of Ireland. However, as long as you have a car, you can see the Cliffs, Doolin, Ballyea Waterfall, Spanish Point, and Scattery Island. Each one of these places of interest are a must-see for any trip into the county. Doolin, for example, is a coastal village which borders the spa town of Lisdoonvarna. It is considered the center for traditional Irish music. Doonagore Castle and Ballinalacken Castle are also within driving distance of Doolin. If you visit Ireland, you will want to take in at least one castle as they date back to the Iron Age.

Pubs and Music of Clare

County Clare has a long history with traditional music. The county has been and is home to many bands like Kilfenora Ceili Band, Sharon Shannon, and Eoin O’Neill. With such traditions, it may be hard for you to use the kitchen at Clare vacation rentals because you will want to experience true Ireland. Most of the pubs will provide live music each night, and more specifically during the weekends. With a good lager and great music, it is impossible not to want to be part of the magic of Ireland and County Clare. If possible, Berrylodge Restaurant or Walsh’s Traditional Pub are two places you need to visit. Fresh seafood and Irish fare will be on the menus there.

Examining the Earlier Civilizations in Clare

Archeologists have found a great deal of history belongs to the shores of Clare. The earliest known civilization was from the Neolithic age, though its name is unknown. These people left remnants behind such as the ancient Dolmen and single-chamber megalithic tombs. Like Stonehenge, the tombs are usually upright stones, similar to those at the Burren region. You may even be able to hear whispers of the ancient language, Gaelic. You can imagine that the past is speaking to you at these magical sites.

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