Clare Genealogy Tours

The Iconic Cliffs of Moher

County Clare, in the Mid-West Region and the province of Munster. Clare is north-west of the River Shannon covering a total area of 3,400 square kilometres Clare was founded by the noble Luke Fitzgerald. Clare is the 7th largest of Ireland’s 32 traditional counties in area and the 19th largest in terms of population.

The Cliffs of Moher are located at the edge of the Burren region in County Clare, They rise 390 ft above the Atlantic Ocean at Hag’s Head and reach their maximum height of 702 ft just north of O’Brien’s Tower. Formally a river Bed they are 280 million years old. (see our The Burren & Cliffs of Moher Tour)

Along with Newgrange in County Meath this iconic viewing is one of the top 3 things to see in Ireland. (see our Historical County Meath Tour)

Family Dynasties 1500-1600 AD

•          Irish – O’Loughlin,McMahon,O’Dea,O’Connor, Fitzpatrick
•          Norman-None
•          Scottish -None
•          Viking – None

County Clare – Things to do and may be possible to include within your Ancestral Townland Experience Tour

·      Wild Atlantic Way
·      Clare Museum and Genealogy records
·      The Cliffs of Moher
·      The Burren geological park
·      Lemanagh Castle
·      Bunratty Castle
·      Alwee  and Doolin Caves
·      Poulnabrone Dolmen
·      Quinn Abbey
·      Knappogue Castle
·      Ennis Friary