Welcome to The Burren

Stretching across northern Clare, the rocky, windswept Burren region is a unique striated lunar-like landscape of barren grey limestone that was shaped beneath ancient seas, then forced high and dry by a great geological cataclysm. It covers 250 sq km of exposed limestone, and 560 sq km in total.Wildflowers in spring give the Burren brilliant, if ephemeral, colour amid its stark beauty. Villages throughout the... Read More

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