Category Archive: Clare

May 28, 2017

Dusty the Dolphin

A wonderful character that has become a regular sight at Doolin Pier and Inisheer is Dusty the Dolphin. Dusty first arrived to Doolin back around the year of 1999. A local woman named Dolores Delaney won a radio competition back then to give the new Doolin resident a name. Dolores chose the name Dusty after […]

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February 27, 2017

A limestone bed of raw beauty

You may have travelled with me along this limestone plateau and wondered at its stark surreal beauty, but what is the Burren? The place name the Burren is a phonetic Anglicisation of the Irish place name An Bhoireann which means a place of stone or rocky place. Stretching across northern Clare, from the Atlantic coast […]

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February 23, 2017

Storms near Doolin

It’s fair to say that most visitors to both Doolin and the Cliffs of Moher would prefer a sun drenched warm day to explore. In truth though this rugged stretch of Irelands coastline rarely looks more spectacular than when the spring storms arrive. I f your planning to visit the cliffs either as part of […]

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