The cliffs of Loop Head


You are not alone – If you are concerned and need to talk to someone there are people to help. 

First of all – if you feel unwell and think you have symptoms of Coronavirus – ring the HSE triage line 185 0241 850. Do not ring 112 or 999.

Locally, speak to your neighbours, ring and check on them. 

Keep in touch with your friends, don’t feel lonely.

To all our neighbours in Kilbaha, Ross, Fodera, Cross, Querrin, Doonaha and Kilkee and all surrounding areas we want to make ourselves available for collections of food shopping, fuel or prescriptions for anyone who is anxious about being out and about right now. You can call or text. 

  • Liz Greehy – 086 1924385 
  • Teresa O’Gorman – 087 774 4646
  • Mags Keane – 086 888 6820
  • Mark Carmody – 086 377 9958

Kenny’s Taxis, Kilkee.

086 268 7987 Happy to help delivery of shopping and medicines.


Prescriptions and Pharmacy

Williams Pharmacy, Circular Road, Kilkee

Open 9.15am – 6pm Monday – Saturday

You can ring before hand and your order/medicine can be brought out to your car.

065 9056 141

If you need some else to collect your prescription, please ring to say who the nominated person is.


Food supplies and newsagents and fuel


McNamara’s O’Connel Street 

Supermarket and newsagent

Monday – Friday 7.30 – 8.45pm

Saturday & Sunday 7.30 – 7.45pm

065 905 6075


Hickies Victuallers O’Connell Street

Butchers and Grocery

Open as usual

065 905 6027


Hayes Supermarket O’Connell Street

Grocery and newsagent

9am – 9pm

086 089 7336


Mace Supermarket O’Curry Street 

Open as usual

065 905 6249


Nolans Deli

O’Curry Street

065 905 6028




Post Office

The Square

9am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday

065 905 58182


Keanes Bar 

Bridge Street


11am – 4pm closed Wednesdays and Sundays

086 888 6820


Bella, Cross

Kerry Agri Business

Petrol, diesel and coal 

Monday – Saturday 9am – 5pm 

065 905 8037



Foleys Shop

Grocery and fuel

Prescription and medicine pick up daily

Monday to Saturday 10.30am – 6pm

Sunday 10.30am – 2pm

086 085 8153

The cliffs of Loop Head

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Irish shore image

Your experience of Loop Head

Every experience of Loop Head is unique and we would love to hear about it. ..Read more >

Storm watch

Make the most of the dramatic coastline when the weather blows in. With its particularly rugged coastline, the Loop Head Peninsula can put on a particularly awesome show. Winter storms can be very dramatic, particularly on the coast where the seas are thrown into turmoil by the gale force winds driving… ..Read more >
Farm, Loop Head, County Clare, Ireland

Photograph some cattle

Loop Head is a farming peninsula. You will meet cattle on the road sometimes, you will meet them more closely if you stay at a farmhouse b&b, but most often you will meet them happily grazing in most amazing panoramic landscapes, with sea views and jaw-dropping cliff views. ..Read more >

See Poulnasherry Bay

Poulnasherry Bay is stony and unusually rich in wildlife. Poulnasherry Bay has designated shellfish waters under the European Communities (Quality of Shellfish Waters) Regulations. Poulnasherry affords a great view over the slob-lands, which attract large flocks of overwintering wild fowl and waders in particular Brent Geese, Wigeon, and Greenshank. Shelduck… ..Read more >

Go up Corbally Hill

Take the Three Counties Lookout or the Farrihy Lough looped walks to ascent Corbally Hill just North of Kilkee. The view from its summit is magnificent embracing the rim of the Atlantic for 150 degrees: the Aran Islands, the Cliffs of Moher and the Connemara mountains. ..Read more >

Visit the townland of Kilcredaun

The townland of Kilcredaun, one kilometer from Carrigaholt fishing village, contains a number of archaeological buildings including church ruins, a holy well, the 19th century coast guard station, a Napoleonic battery, World War 2 lookout post and Kilcredaun lighthouse. ..Read more >

Come to the Bootleggers Ball

A champagne reception, fancy canapés, lavish food buffet by the Loop Head Food Circle, dance and courtesy bus are all part of a speakeasy early December soirée to raise money for Loop Head Tourism. Join in the fun! ..Read more >

Taste the Loop

With the aim of offering the best possible experience of the food of Loop Head, the restaurants, food producers, cafés and B&Bs of the peninsula have all come together to establish the Loop Head Food Circle. The Food Circle charter is a strong commitment to safeguarding food standards and ensuring… ..Read more >
Irish holidays don't get any better

Enjoy a steaming pot of mussels

The biggest secret to the amazing shellfish you will eat on the Loop? Freshness! As for the rest of the process: keeping it nice and simple! There’s no better way to cook mussels and clams than steaming, and the reason is simple. When these shellfish cook, they release flavourful juices.… ..Read more >

Listen to classical music at the Post Office

Enjoy a quirky experience at the colourful Post Office in Carrigaholt. As you get near, you will nearly always hear classical music, and on a sunny day you may take a seat on the brightly coloured chairs and let your ears and soul rejoice. Your eyes are in for a… ..Read more >
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