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The Magic of The Burren

The Burren in County Clara is truly an amazing place. It is unlike anyplace I’ve been before. I am... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
metamckinney
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
One of the most memorable and stunning things we’ve done in Ireland

Our hotel (Gregan’s Castle) arranged a half day walk with Shane to see the Burren. Words can’t do... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JReading156
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Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
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Ballyvaughan, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Burren in County Clara is truly an amazing place. It is unlike anyplace I’ve been before. I am so glad that a friend recommended Tony and this tour. Tony is passionate and has a wealth of information about the area that he shared with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our hotel (Gregan’s Castle) arranged a half day walk with Shane to see the Burren. Words can’t do it justice but even on a day which was flip flopping between lashing down rain and bright sunshine it was pretty epic to jump out of Shane’s...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

It was a rainy and very windy day (early October) to hike the Burren...we thought Shane may cancel our plans to see this magnificent landscape. But no, he showed with walking sticks, dressed perfectly for the weather and off we went! Discussion of the area,...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Shane is an improv artist who's media includes a diverse knowledge of flora, fauna, and farming, geology, archeology, and, dare I say, a sharp wit. You'll laugh till you cry while climbing a mountain or hillside as you learn more about the Burren than you...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Shane is fantastic (and hilarious), and his extensive knowledge of the burren, history, flora and fauna present an idea opportunity to discover a bit of County Clare. I can't recommend signing up for a tour with him enough. We mete him at the parking lot...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

went for a great walk around mullaghmore loop.took about 3 hours. graded as very difficult and it certainly was due to the uneven surface that was very hard on the feet even with walking boots. however worth it for the wonderful views.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This really is a once in a lifetime must see the scenery is so different from what you expect. Beautiful in its uniqueness.

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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Went to several locations to look at flowers and were not disappointed. Had a long conversation with a very informative park ranger. Fantastic and unique landscape.

Thank Susan M
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Ok this was super cool. I've seen photos of this many times but to see it in person, read the historical markers, and walk where they walked at 4000 BC!

Thank Susan A
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

A neighbor told us about this walk they had enjoyed many years ago with Shane Connolly. So glad she did! Our time hiking up Black Hill was the highlight of our trip! First, we had an gorgeous day, clear and sunny. We could see the...More

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Pam C
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Response from stefidave | Reviewed this property |
Hi Pam There is a guided tour in the cave itself. Hope that helps, CATHY
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