Archives for April, 2015

Tullaher bog walk

Loop Head Walking Festival – Family Oriented Biodiversity Bog Walk

Enjoy a guided walk in the local Tullaher bog with Simon and Frances. Simon’s normal haunt is the sea, where he works as cetacean expert teaching students and researching Whales and Dolphins.  He is a biologist and holds a PHD in Zoology with a specialisation in Ornithology. Simon shares his… ..Read more >

Carrigaholt Castle

Carrigaholt Castle is one of Ireland’s best preserved “Tower Houses”, built around 1480 by the MacMahons, the last Gaelic Chieftains to rule this peninsula.  Strategically located at the Mouth of the Shannon, the castle’s story reflects the turbulence of European politics. The 16th century ended with the final conquest of… ..Read more >

Kilbaha Gallery & Crafts

Kilbaha Gallery & Crafts’ is located on the road to Loop Head Lighthouse in Kilbaha. Complete with free parking, tea & coffee, picnic benches, toilet facilities and disability access, this gallery, gift shop and heritage experience is a lovely new addition to the Loop Head Visitor Experience. Visit the Henry… ..Read more >