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    A magical walking tour“.
    Aine Lawlor, RTE Radio.
    Thanks for the education“.
    Frank Mc Nally, Irish Times.
    A fascinating explanation of the landscape“.
    Eoin Butler, Irish Independent.
    Heart of Burren Walks is the number one
    Trip Advisor activity in County Clare.

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Burren Ecotourism Network

SEPTEMBER 2014 Thursday 11th September. Sunny autumn hike in a remote part of the Burren National... 

TAILOR MADE WALKS are available all year round. They range from gentle one hour strolls to day-long... 

PILGRIMAGE WALKS BY APPOINTMENT Holy wells and outdoor altars were the focus of ritual in pilgrimage... 

Two very successful weekends in May 2014. Both booked out. Next dates to be announced. Weekends in... 

The time visiting the Burren with Tony Kirby was pure magic. His knowledge and his love for the place made us forget the time

Elizabeth Zollinger, Switzerland

I took a walk on the burren with my husband and two sons, aged 8 and 12 and a small group along with our guide Tony Kirby,whose

Bernie Jones, County Wicklow.

My 6th class really enjoyed the morning with Tony Kirby. The presentation covered all bases as far as the Burren is concerned.

Eoin Walsh, Ennis National School.

    IT’S THE STORY OF MY LIFE

THREE CITIES – LIMERICK, DUBLIN and BOLOGNA I was born in Limerick city a few decades ago. I am quite proud of my birth place. My full name is Anthony... 

    A BURREN WALK. YELLOW TRAIL IN CARRAN.

‘Like an antique flasher in the wind Spreading your overcoat to screen A frantic dropwort’ Michael Longley, ‘Cloud Orchid’ (2011) Start/finish:... 

    HOLY WELLS AND PILGRIMAGE IN CARRAN

Holy wells in Ireland have been frequented primarily for three reasons – folk medicine, pilgrimage and popular assembly. Thus the sites have been regarded...