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We hope you enjoy these little news snippets from the peninsula.

Welcome to the Loop Head Peninsula Blog

Halloween on Loop Head

Halloween is the season which owes its roots to ancient Irish customs and beliefs When the Irish emigrated to America, they brought their customs and beliefs with them. One of these customs was carving a turnip into a scary face before hollowing it out and placing a candle inside. In… ..Read more >

Starry, starry night . .

Sunrise at Fodra on Loop Head on October 1st 2020   Now we enter the ‘Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness . .  (John Keats) The days are are shorter, the weather is slightly cooler and the light is wonderful. It is a great time to watch the skies, from… ..Read more >

Make a break for it!

Feeding alpacas at The Flying Alpaca There are some great activities to try out on Loop Head. Most are open all year round, so if you fancy a trip when there are less visitors about – you will find plenty of things to do. Did you know you could take… ..Read more >

The Long Jump – from California to Loop Head by Camille Seaman

I have been on all seven continents. I have stood atop the worlds largest Ice Shelf in Antarctica and walked to the very edge. I have climbed high desert dunes of the Gobi desert and walked across the oldest fresh water lake on our planet. I have hiked in jungles… ..Read more >
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Business Re-Opening Dates on Loop Head

Listed below are the re-opening dates for businesses on the Loop Head Peninsula.  Please note that booking is essential. Kilkee – Food   From Monday 29th June   The Bay View Hotel and Hickies Bar The Pier Restaurant and Hickes Bar +353 (0)65 9056058 www.bayviewkilkee.com  Lunch 12.30 pm – 5pm … ..Read more >

We are looking forward to welcoming you back

We have movement on Loop Head. We now can travel within our county. If we have learned anything during this time of lock down and isolation, it is the importance of the things that money can’t buy. The space to breathe. Seeing friends and family – and your health. There… ..Read more >

Wish you were here . . .

  Sunset at Ross Bay   Wish you were here . . . The birds are singing their little hearts out to attract a mate, and building their nests in readiness for the next generation. The hares can be seen running through the fields as the sun comes up and… ..Read more >
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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 >
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