Stay in the wonderful West of Ireland

Stay in the wonderful West of Ireland

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 5
3 Bathrooms

About our home

WE ARE LOOKING TO GO ON HOLIDAY DURING OUR OCTOBER BREAK 26 OCTOBER to NOVEMBER 3 .Our house is available the first two weeks in July as well as in October.Our home is a 3 bedroomed Terraced houselocated in a fishing village called Kinvara which is set along the west coast of Ireland.Kinvara is recognised one of the most beautiful villages along the wild Atlantic way.Kinvara is a traditional fishing village with a number of restaurants and old style Irish pubs.Traditional Irish music is played weekly
.The medieval Dunguaire castle hosts banquets throughout the summer monthsThere is a pier and beach nearby to go fishing,swimming, and walking.
Kinvara is beside world famous attractions like the Burren and Cliffs of Moher both world UNESCO world heritage site.
The name Burren comes from the Gaelic, it means 'a rocky place'. The burren is an area 252sq km which stretches from north claret to south Galway .It borders the towns of Doolin, Ballyvaughan Kilfenora, Gort and Kinvara.
The Burren is a carboniferous limestone landscape which was laid down 320 millions of years ago when a shallow warm sea covered Ireland, during this time marine plants and animals died and began accumulating in horizontal beds on the sea floor.There are many cycling,walking and hiking trails,for the more adventurousness there is potholing and caving.
The Burren is a paradise for botanists as it has unique Flora as alpine and Mediterranean flowers exist side by side.
There is a wealth of historical attractions dating back 5000 years with each era leaving an imprint on the landscape from over 90 burial sites of the stone age to over 250 ring forts and filch fiadhs(cooking places) of the Celts , the holy wells, round towers churches and high crosses of the early Christians,castles and tower houses left by the Normans.
The landscape of the Burren depending on the time of year type of weather and even time of the day is an ever changing kaleidoscope of colours from the reflections of the sun on the limestone pavement to the vibrant green hills and valleys speckled with hazel bushes
kinvara is 2 hours 15 minutes from Dublin Airport
Kinvara is 25 minutes from Galway city
Kinvara is 60 minutes from Limerick
Kinvara is 4 minutes from the Cliffs of moher

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More about us

  1. we are a couple with two girls 5-7 years old

  2. John is a secondary school teacher who teaches history and geography,Dana is a special needs assistant at the local national school

  3. we love out door activities and visiting historical locations

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Kinvara is recognised as one of the most breathtaking locations along the Wild Atlantic way.Our property is just five minutes walking distance from the village.Kinvara is close to UNESCO world heritage sites the Burren and Cliffs of Moher.The area has a wealth of historic attractions dating back 5000 years. Kinvara is also an ideal base for those embarking on outdoor activities like golf swimming, surfing, walking and hiking trails.Kinvara has many pubs and restaurants with music nightly.

Buzzy restaurants
Pier head kinvara
Cool bars
Local bars
Cozy cafés
Tide full inn,Ishkra,Siar,Foxes
Retail therapy
Galway City,Ennis,Limerick City
Bit of culture
Dunguaire castle,Polnabrone Dolmen,Kilmacduagh round tower
Walks in the park
Flaggy shore,Coole park,Burren national park
Spot of exercise
Tracht beach
Day tripping
Cliffs of moher and the Burren

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