Lots to do in the area

Shannon Heritage

Irelands Premier visitor centre. Wander through the folk park and get a glimpse of what life was like in the 15th and 16th century. Explore Bunratty Castle in its medieval splendour. Medieval Banquets are held twice a night throughout the year. Also, enjoy the superb Irish Night which is held in the corn barn from April to October. www.shannonheritage.com
Within cycling distance it features a stunning recreation of some the homestead, animals and artefacts which existed in Ireland over 1000 years ago. www.shannonheritage.com
A magnificent example of a medieval tower house beautifully restored castle and walled gardens. Medieval Banquets are held in castle from April to October. www.shannonheritage.com

North/West Clare

Top visitor attraction absolutely fabulous views open all year round. www.cliffsofmoher.ie
Tour the caves to see stalactites, stalagmites and relics of bears. Birds of Prey Display, Craft Shop and cheese making also on site.
The Burren is one of the worlds most stunningly unique natural heritage regions, open from March to October. info@theburrencentre.ie
DoolinCaves: 20% discount for Lodge guests. www.doolincaves.ie
Dysart O'Dea Castle Archaeology Centre 1480 AD, Corofin, Co.Clare. www.dysertcastle.com

East Clare

At Wilde Irish Chocolates in Tuamgraney, Co. Clare we're mad about chocolate and we have been up to our elbows in it since 1997. We handmake over 80 different yummy chocolates in our small artisan chocolate factory. Want to see how we make our huge range of chocolate goodies? We have an open plan production area where you can see the chocolates being made and packed, entrance is free and you will be able to taste what's in production, ask us questions, make suggestions and most importantly taste the freshly made choccies, we always looking for Guinea pigs. www.wildeirishchocolates.com
Guided kayaking tours in Killaloe. mynextadventure.ie

Local Museums

The Ennis Museum, Ennis, Co. Clare - 065 6823382
The Hunt Museum, Limerick City, Limerick - 061 312833

Local Attractions

Tulla is renowned for traditional Irish Music, The Tulla Ceili Band is in existance for over sixty years. There are many music festivals in this region. Here are but a few:
  • Tulla Traditional music Festival in September.
  • Feakle Festival is an annual event held in August with a vibrant programme of traditional music, song and dance.
  • The Clare Shout Festival is held in Kilkishen in September and host a wide range of activities.
12 O'Clock Hills Kilkishen - a fabulous three distance walk way outside Kilkishen. Click here for more info
Cullaun Lake and Sailing Club is two kilometres from us and is well know as a fishing lake and also for its sailing Club.
There are numerous in this area. East Clare Golf Course, Ennis, Shannon, Doonbeg, Dromoland Castle and Lahinch are but a few.
There are many stables locally.
Tulla area is renowned for it's lakes and is a fisherman's paradise
Ennis is well known for its fine boutiques and shops. In Bunratty you have Bunratty Woollen mills - great for souvenirs and gifts.
In Tulla we have a selection of eating-houses. Flappers Restaurant, An Teach China and An Teach Bia with many more within a 15km range. Also great food to be got in a lot of public houses.
Eric Flynn is a local whiskey enthusiast who hosts regular whiskey tasting events in Co. Clare.


An investigation of your family roots can retrieve many great treasures but most importantly it may re-connect you with your ancestral place(s) of origin in the world. www.dalcassianorigins.com