Ireland Travel Blog

May 6, 2008

Bunratty Folk Park – Co. Clare, Ireland

Bunratty folk park, Co. Clare, Ireland Bunratty Folk Park re-creates rural life in 19th century Ireland. It’s not just a few of the old farmhouses, it’s a complete small village with school, shops, Georgian house, doctor’s office, park and gardens, mills, etc. with people in authentic costume wandering through the streets. Visitors can experience and learn the life through demonstrations of weaving and baking to butter-making. (more…)

May 5, 2008

Bunratty Castle – Co. Clare, Ireland

Bunratty Castle, Co. Clare, Ireland Bunratty Castle is one of the must-see places when you are in County Clare area of Ireland. This one of the most complete medieval castle was built in 1425. The residents include the O’Briens, Earls of Thomond, who lived there from around 1500 to 1640′s. The place looks much like how it did back when “Great Earl” lived there till his death in 1624. Bunratty Castle was restored in 1954, and now is beautifully furnished and decorated with 15th & 16th century furnitures and tapestries. (more…)

May 5, 2008

Aillwee Cave – Co. Clare, Ireland

Aillwee Cave, Clare, Ireland Aillwee Cave is one of the oldest caves in Ireland. It is located in the Burren area of Co. Clare, and it’s one of the popular tourist destinations in West of Ireland. When the ice melted, which was formed during the Ice age, the water curved out the ground, and created many caves in Burren such as Aillwee Cave. Aillwee Cave is the only caves in the area that is open to public. (more…)

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