Tag Archive: Shannon

Shannon Estuary’s Scattery Island Celebrates History of Clare Monastic Settlement

Claire Monastary

Two medieval carvings that mysteriously went missing from Scattery Island in the Shannon Estuary more than 150 years ago have been located and are to be returned to the island as part of a Gathering event next month. According to the Scattery Island Heritage & Tourism Group the stone artefacts were removed from the former…

Experience Irish culture and history at Bunratty Castle, Clare

When I was in college I completed a semester abroad in Ireland. It is an incredible country! My friends and I took a trip to Bunratty Castle to visit the Folk Park and attend the ‘medieval’ dinner. I have very fond memories of Bunratty Castle and very fuzzy memories of Durty Nelly’s! The pub that…