East Clare, Ireland
East Clare is one of the hidden treasures of Ireland where visitors still find the peace and tranquility for which the emerald isle is famous. Rolling hills, green fields, unspoilt lakes and streams, endless forests and bogs offer a serene but never boring scenery - and it is central and not far away from all the major sights in the midwest of Ireland
is set in a lovely area of County Clare which combines beautiful scenery with rich archeological remains: Quin Abbey is one of the most beautiful friaries in Ireland; Knappogue Castle with its Medieval Banquets and Craggaunowen, the only prehistoric park in Ireland, are only a few minutes away!
A small pleasant village particularly popular with anglers and sportsmen and also well known for its traditional music pubs and for the Feakle International Traditional Music Festival, which takes place in Mid-August each year covering every aspect of traditional music.
One of Ireland's largest lakes, Lough Derg is providing all kinds of water sport facilities, including cruising, windsurfing, sail boarding, canoeing and game and coarse angling.