Cill Rois, meaning the church of the promontory or woods has existed since the 16th century but it was not until the 18th century that it underwent major development.
Kilrush is at the centre of the rich and diverse coastal landscape of the West Clare Peninsula. It is set in an unforgettable seascape featuring the lordly River Shannon, the islands of Hogg and Scattery and the picturesque village of Cappa. The designation of Kilrush as a Heritage town recognises its legacy as a landlord estate town with a rich maritime tradition.
Kilrush offers an excellent quality of life. The Atlantic seaboard of West Clare offers the cleanest air in Europe. Beautiful beaches and an unspoilt natural environment surround the area. There is a treasure chest of exciting activities for both the visitor and residents alike.
Attractions in (or near) Kilrush include:
Angling, Birdwatching, Cycling, Education Packs, Light Entertainment, Gardens, Golf, Guided Tours, Horse Riding, Touring and Walking.
Kilrush Town Council,
Tel: +353 (0)65 9051047
Fax: +353 (0)65 9052821
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