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The Burren, Caherconnell

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Witness the natural wonder of The Burren, an area that is both rocky and fertile. “Burren” comes from an Irish word meaning “a rocky place,” which fits because the area is full of exposed limestone. Take in gorgeous views of the rugged shoreline cliffs. Tour the karst hills of the region, which are rich in historic and archeological sites, including several megalithic tombs, portal dolmens, and the nearby Corcomroe Abbey. The area also features a wealth of flora, fauna, and herbs. Leave time to visit the 1,500 hectare (3,707 acre) Burren National Park, located in the southeastern corner of the region. To visit The Burren and other attractions in Caherconnell, use our Caherconnell vacation app.
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  • The drive along the R477 coastline is magnificent…we visited on a day when an Atlantic storm was screaming against the shoreline. The white water it made and the giant waves that crashed against the.....  more
    The drive along the R477 coastline is magnificent…we visited on a day when an Atlantic storm was screaming against the shoreline. The white water it made and the giant waves that crashed against the.....  more »
  • This is definitely worth seeing if you are near the Cliffs of Moher, but one can hike, sit on a rock and contemplate life or gaze across the ocean to Galway bay and the seven bends of Conamara. you... 
    This is definitely worth seeing if you are near the Cliffs of Moher, but one can hike, sit on a rock and contemplate life or gaze across the ocean to Galway bay and the seven bends of Conamara. you...  more »

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