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12 amazing things to do in the burren county clare

12 Amazing Things To Do In The Burren County Clare

1. Doolin Cave Take a fun and fascinating guided tour of Doolin Cave in County Clare. You will see one of Europe’s most impressive show caves. Go more than 60 meters down to the limestone chamber and marvel at millions of years of natural history. The highlight of the tour is that you get to

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National Heritage Week Event at Doolin Cave

National Heritage Week Event: Guided Tour of Doolin Cave Nature Trail with Helen BrowneDates: Saturday 14th and Saturday 21st August at 11.30 amPrice: FREE EventRSVP: Please note this event has limited capacity. To secure your place on the tour, please RSVP at the bottom of this page. National Heritage Week, an initiative by the Heritage

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Burren named as Best Community Tourism Project by Lonely Planet

Burren named as Best Community Tourism Project by Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet named the Burren EcoTourism Network the Best Community Tourism Project in its Best in Travel picks for 2021.  “Joining together to promote slow tourism, local engagement and a greater responsibility for a more sustainable future for all in the area”, the publication writes. “All enterprises subscribe to the Burren & Cliffs of Moher

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Doolin Cave - Safety Charter

The Covid Safe Cave

Ireland has reopened its tourist attractions but only under strict guidelines from our governing body,Failte Ireland to ensure the safety of visitors. It was a proud and happy day when we at Doolin Cavereceived our Covid-19 Safety Charter Certificate which is available to view in our Visitor Centre hereon the Wild Atlantic Way. When you

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Some summer favourites from the Garden Café at Doolin Cave.

Uncle Dave’s Brown Bread Ingredients 2oz white flour                                                         .5 pint of buttermilk 1oz bran                                                                     1.5 oz butter 1 tbs wheatgerm                                                      .5 tsp salt 1 heaped tsp. breadsoda                                        1 tbs. brown sugar 1 egg (Beaten) 12 oz wheatmeal organic flour   Method Mix all the dry ingredients, rub in the butter. Stir in the beaten egg

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Set in Stone

I start off by asking how he came to work at Doolin Cave. “Well I’m in college at moment studying architecture and I needed a summer job and have always had an interest in geology. I’m a local and saw that caves seemed to be a big thing in the area and as I had

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Doolin Cave wins Responsible Tourism Award

Doolin Cave beat off stiff competition from the other finalists (The Burren Nature Sanctuary & Sea Synergy Marine Awareness & Activity Centre ) to be named the gold award winner on the day. The judges for the competition included: Catherine Mack (responsibletravel.com) Kevin Griffin (DIT tourism lecturer and former-EDEN awards judge) Paddy Mathews (Fáilte Ireland)

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WWOOFing His Way Around West Clare

This week the Doolin Cave team spoke with Arthur, a WWOOFer, who is making his way around the Clare Countryside and is currently helping us with some work on our nature trail. For those of you who maybe reading this and thinking “what’s a WWOOFer?”, don’t worry I was also in this predicament. WWOOF stands

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10 Years a Caving

For those of you who may not have met Jim, he is a striking character, standing over six feet tall with a beaming smile; he is the embodiment of the big friendly giant. He is just finished a tour when I catch up with him and is always up for a chat. I begin by

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