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Bunratty Castle and Folk Park

Bunratty Castle c

Bunratty Castle is a large castle in County Clare in the west of Ireland. Bunratty falls into the category of a “Tower House” which was a style of castle built for defensive as well as habitation purposes. The name Bunratty Castle when translated to Irish is Caisleán Bhun Raithe, which litteraly means the castle at the mouth of the Ratty. The Ratty ... Read More »

Cliffs of Moher aerial video

In a previous post on the Cliffs of Moher we mentioned how you really have to see the cliffs in person to fully experience their magnificence. Well, if you are unable to get to the cliffs, then the video below is as close an experience as you’ll get to enjoying them. Enjoy! Read More »

Doolin, County Clare – beautiful video footage

Here’s a great little YouTube video I came across today that highlights the small town of Doolin in County Clare, about 5 miles from the Cliffs of Moher. This video showcases some of what Doolin has to offer including trad sessions in the local pubs (0:37), the scenery of the nearby Aran Islands (1:15), the Cliffs of Moher (1:42) and ... Read More »