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Top Choice Pub in Kilfenora

Vaughan's Pub

With a big reputation in Irish music circles, Vaughan's has music in the bar every night during summer and several times a week the rest of the year. The adjacent barn hosts terrific set-dancing sessions on Sunday b…
Ruins in Kilfenora

Kilfenora Cathedral

Built in 1189, Kilfenora's cathedral was once an important place of pilgrimage. St Fachan (or Fachtna) founded the monastery here in the 6th century, and it later became the seat of Kilfenora diocese, the smallest i…
Ruins in Kilfenora

Leamaneh Castle

This magnificent, allegedly haunted ruin stands on a rise 6.2km east of Kilfenora. Built in 1480 as a tower house and converted to a mansion in 1650, it's the erstwhile home of Máire Rúa (Red Mary) who – according t…
Museum in Kilfenora

Burren Centre

At the Burren Centre, a 12-minute film gives you an overview of the Burren's flora, fauna and geology, while interactive exhibits detail its formation and evolution to the present day. Exhibits also cover the Kilfen…
Monument in Kilfenora

West Cross

In a field accessed via a stile, 130m west of Kilfenora's cathedral ruins, is the 4.6m-high West Cross, which depicts Christ's crucifixion.