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Experience Irish Traditional & Other Folk Music

Visit the world renowned Roadside Tavern, a traditional Irish pub located just across the road from the The Burren Hostel, Traditional music sessions held every Friday & Saturday night. For more information see www.roadsidetavern.ie
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Cliffs of Moher

Stand over 200m above the Atlantic at the Cliffs of Moher or for a unique perspective, cruise the 8km shoreline alongside them (www.cliffsofmoher.ie, www.cliffs-of-moher-cruises.com). (Trivia: The Cliffs appear on screen as the 'Cliffs of Insanity' in the movie The Princess Bride!)
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The Burren region

The Burren region is wonderful to explore by yourself, with its unique lunarscape, rare flora and fauna, megalithic tombs, peace and solitude. Walking and hiking routes are available for all abilities, and are easy to research in advance. Click here for a list of waymarked walks, with maps to download, and see also www.burrenbeo.com.
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Burren Guided Walks & hikes

Alternatively you can enjoy a guided walk of The Burren with an experienced and knowledgeable tour guide from Burren Guided Walks & hikes (www.burrenguidedwalks.com), from Galway Tour Company (www.galwaytourcompany.com), or from Burren Wild (www.burrenwalks.com). Walk, Climb, Enjoy The Burren with (www.adventureburren.com)
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Poulnabrone Dolmen

Visit the 5,000 year old Poulnabrone Dolmen, one of over 70 megalithic tombs in The Burren area
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Cycling

Go on a cycling trip with West Ireland Cycling
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Aran Islands

Take a short ferry trip to the Aran Islands - to Inisheer or Inishmore with Doolin Ferries (www.doolin2aranferries.com and to Inisheer, Inishmore and Inishmaan with Cliffs of Moher Cruises (www.obrienline.com).
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Surfing

Try your hand at Surfing  at Fanore, Doolin, Liscannor or Lahinch http://www.surfschool.tv/
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Golf

Golf Lahinch’s famous Championship Golf Links (www.lahinchgolf.com) whose sandy bunkers and dune-like fairways have panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean.
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Lahinch Golf club

Lahinch is one of the finest links golf courses in Ireland.

Ronan Recommends

 

Having traveled the length and breath of the West of Ireland in his management of the Sleepzone Hostel Group, Ronan knows every nook and corner, to help you find those special hidden gems along the way! Click Here to see his personal recommendations!

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