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Bishops Island

Bishops Island
The 6th century monastic settlement on Bishop’s Island gives the island its name. This unique seastack was separated from the mainland over the last thousand years.

Blackweir Bridge

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The heritage area of Blackweir Bridge with its rich history and scenic views over Poulnasherry Bay is located on the WAW route only a short distance south of the N67 Kilrush to Kilkee Road.

Bridges of Ross

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At the Bridges of Ross, marvel at the spectacular and unique natural sea arch and keep an eye out for the many rare seabirds that pass close to shore here on their southbound migration.

Church of the Little Ark

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The Little Ark, currently located in the church at Moveen is a wooden box, containing an altar which was rolled onto the beach at low tide, to allow the Catholics practice their faith in the 19th century.

Corbally and Cusheen

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The Corbally and Cusheen heritage area is located only a short distance off the WAW route immediately to the north of Kilkee town. The area overlooks the scenic Farrihy Bay and Donegal Point headland.

Doonaha Forts

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The heritage area of Doonaha is located on the WAW route to the east of Carrigaholt village. There are numerous ring forts, a battery and other interesting places in this heritage area. These sites are on private lands with access to some sites by…

Dunlicky Castle

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This exposed cliff edge and popular fishing spot is the original location of Dunlicky Castle although no remnants of the castle remain.

Grave of the Yellow Men

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The Grave of the Yellow Men is a memorial to a group of unknown sailors who died in Kilbaha Bay in the 19th century.

Kilcredaun

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The townland of Kilcredaun contains a number of archaeological buildings including church ruins, a holy well, the 19th century coast guard station, a Napoleonic battery, World War 2 lookout post and Kilcredaun lighthouse.