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Loop Head Heritage Trail Project Overview

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The Heritage Officer of Clare County Council in partnership with Failte Ireland, the Heritage Council and Loop Head Tourism and chose Kilkee and Loop Head for a community based pilot project to develop a local heritage trail along this 60km section…

Loop Head

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Visitors can take a guided tour up Loop Head Lighthouse and marvel at the contract between the rugged Atlantic on one side and the sheltered Shannon Estuary on the other.

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.

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.

Bishops Island

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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.