Wedged between the Shannon Estuary and the Atlantic, the traditions and culture of West Clare are woven from a life of seafaring.
Experience dramatic cliffs, sandy beaches, Victorianesque holiday resorts and old-world fishing villages alive with traditional music.

A myriad of activities are on offer; sea angling, coarse and game fishing, golfing, dolphin watching, walking, cycling, diving, canoeing and touring around the Loop Head Penninsula.

Local attractions include the "Kilrush in Landlord Times" exhibition and the Scattery Island Visitor Center, both in the town of Kilrush as well as the Little Ark in Kilbaha and Kilkee Waterworld.

There are two lively summertime festivals in Kilrush: The Shannon Dolphin Festival and Éigse Mrs. Crotty, a tradtional music weekend.

The Willie Clancy International Summer School in Miltown Malbay brings the masters of Irish music to the region to share their expertise with all.