The local council in Bushmills, Co Antrim has raised 47,000 pounds, and with funds donated by Bushmills, colorful fake shop fronts of yesteryear now decorate the streets of the town. There is an old style cobbler, bakery, barbershop and farmyard animals in doorways and people looking out windows. The purpose is to boost tourism to [...]
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The Commissioner for Irish Lights announced plans to open Ireland’s lighthouses for tourists. The plan is to have 15-20 operating in the Republic as well as one on Rathlin Island and St John’s in Killough in the North.
The Burren Birds of Prey and Education Center is located in Aillwee Caves in Co Clare. It is known for its collection of hawks, eagles, and falcons. Visitors have a chance to see daily flight displays on the slopes of Aillwee Mountain.
A 12 mile walking trail is now open at the Cliffs of Mohr. The trail links Doolin in the north to Liscannor in the south.
Aug. 19-24 – Reilly/O’Reilly clan gathering. Talks and tours plus the inauguration of the new clan chieftain, Cavan, Co. Cavan www.reillyoreillyclan.com
Aug. 9-11- MacCormaic clan gathering Dublin St Kildare, Co. Kildare www.facebook.com/maccormaic
Aug 2-4: Ryan Clan gathering. A heritage project with exhibitions, comedy, music, and a walking tour of the Rock of Cashel will be available. www.thesourceartscentre.ie
July 25-28 -Brosnan Clan gathering, Castleland, Co Kerry. www.eastkerryroots.com
June 28-July 2- Abbey Coach Tour hosts the Fitzgerald Clan Gathering on an 8-day tour detailing the clan history. A shorter tour is also available: www.fitzgeraldclangathering.com
June 21, 22-July 20 – Clan gathering of McGraths at Island McGrath House, Claircastle, Co Clare. www.imecofarm.com/McGrath_Clan.htm