Poulnabrone Dolmen – Also known as the “hole of sorrow”, it marks the spot of a tomb that dates back to 2,500 BC and is famous as one of the Historic Sites in Clare. Here, you will not only find remnants, but also other artefacts, including coarse pottery, flint, and two quartz crystals, which are most likely used during the burial rituals.
Craggaunowen – the Living Past Experienceis an award winning Pre-historic Park in County Clare. You can explore the roots of the people, homesteads, animals and artifacts of our Celtic ancestors of over 1,000 years ago and experience the resilience and fortitude of the early Bronze Age people. You will see the Crannog – an artificial island dwelling accessed by a hidden pathway in the water.
You will experience the life of the hunter-gatherer in the Ring Fort. You will see how the Celts lived their every-day lives as they cooked over open fires or in pits.
Craggaunowen Castle which is a 16th century restored Medieval Castle built in 1550 is nearby.