Archives for April, 2015

Kilbaha Gallery & Crafts

Kilbaha Gallery is located on the road to Loop Head Lighthouse in Kilbaha village.  Combining professional artwork, quality retail products, heritage and of course great coffee and bakes, this is a bustling and busy little stop to make on your trip around Loop Head.  As an official Tourist Information point, the… ..Read more >
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 >
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