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Top Choice Pub Food in Kilfenora

Vaughan's Pub

A pub with a big reputation in Irish music circles, there's seafood, traditional foods and local produce feature on the menu. Have a pint under the big tree out front. There's music in the bar every night during the…
Museum in Kilfenora

Burren Centre

The centre has a series of entertaining and informative displays on many aspects of the Burren (a video features cute hares). There's a cafe and a very large shop that sells local products.
Pub Food in Kilfenora


Irish standards like smoked salmon and more are fully honoured here. Peat fires warm the almost bare interior; nary a frill in sight. There's trad music some nights in summer.
Cultural in Kilfenora

Father Ted Festival

Church in Kilfenora


The 11th-century cathedral at Kilfenora 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 smalles…
Castle in Kilfenora

Leamanegh Castle

This magnificent wreck stands on a rise above the junction of the R476 and R480 on the way from Kilfenora to Kilnaboy or Carron. Erstwhile home of Máire Rúa (Red Mary) who – according to local anecdote – got through…
Monument in Kilfenora

Doorty Cross

In a field accessed via a stile, about 100m west of the cathedral is the 800-year-old Doorty Cross which lay broken in two until the 1950s, when it was re-erected.
Traditional Music in Kilfenora

Kilfenora Céili Band