Rowan Tree Hostel

  • Cliffs of Moher
    Experience the sheer wonder of The Cliffs of Moher - stretching for 8 km along the coastline and reaching a height of 214 metres.
  • Knappogue Castle
    Explore the Castle and wander through the Arched Gateway in the beautiful old stonewalls which enclose the Walled Garden.
  • Loop Head Peninsula
    Beautiful, wild and unspoilt with the wonderful cliff walk in Kilkee, loop head walk at the light house and the ruins of Carrigaholt Castle.
  • The Burren - Poulnabrone Dolmen
    Situated on the high Burren limestone plateau, Poulnabrone Dolmen is one of Ireland's most iconic archaeological monuments
  • Bunratty Castle
    Bunratty Castle and Folk Park is just 20 minutes from Ennis – a beautiful 15th century furnished castle with a living rural village.

  • Brogans Bar, O'Connell Street

    Here you meet the people of County Clare, listen to the music and sample good Irish food and drink.
    Traditional music sessions nightly.

  • Ciaran's Bar, Francis St

    Welcoming family-owned pub well known for Irish music sessions and the great craic.

  • Knox's Pub, Abbey St

    Lively pub - Bar food is served all day.

Travel tips

  • Wear layers - be prepared for the Irish weather
  • Get an OPW Heritage Card - for access to main attractions, including most castles
  • Student discounts - to many attractions and public transport throughout the country