Viability of Clare Heritage Mapviewer being investigated

A heritage mapping consultant is working on a Clare-based project to ascertain the viability of a dedicated Clare County Heritage Mapviewer.

TG4’s Burren programme nominated for award

TG4 has been nominated for a total of nine awards in the Torc Awards of Excellence and Treibh na nDéithe is also nominated for the 'Spirit of the Festival' award.

Consultation on Inis Cealtra Visitor Experience plan

Following a warmly received workshop held online in April, Tandem Partners Ltd, working on behalf of Clare County Council, is appealing to interested communities and businesses to register for a second Online 'Zoom' update so that Tandem can share their interpretive ambitions for Inis Cealtra and concepts for the Old Rectory building in Mountshannon.

Holy Island could be dropped from UNESCO List

Inis Cealtra (Holy Island) in East Clare will fall off Ireland's Tentative List for UNESCO World Heritage Sites unless Clare County Council pulls out the stops now, according to Deputy Michael McNamara.

New series on Burren for RTÉ screening

The Burren is a place full of intrigue and mystery to filmmaker Katrina Costello, who has been working there for over 13 years.
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McNamara backs inclusion of Clare sites on UNESCO list

Clare Independent T.D. Michael McNamara is urging Clare County Council to submit applications for Inis Cealtra (Holy Island), Cahercommaun Ringfort and the Burren for inclusion on Ireland’s Tentative List for future World Heritage nominations to UNESCO and to explore submitting additional sites such as Scattery Island (Inis Cathaigh) and Mooghaun Hillfort.

Burren Ecotourism Network celebrates 10th anniversary

The Burren Ecotourism Network is celebrating its 10th anniversary, marking a decade of growth, achievements and awards which have seen it become a worldwide leader in sustainable tourism.

East Clare needs landmark attraction – McNamara

Clare Independent T.D. Michael McNamara has said the announcement by Clare County Council of plans to develop an Inis Cealtra (Holy Island) visitor centre in Mountshannon presents significant potential for the tourism sector and wider economy of East Clare.