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Liscannor, County Clare

county clareLiscannor (Irish: meaning 'Fort of O'Connor') is a coastal village in County Clare. On the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north.

The village is also only a short drive from the Burren and a few minutes drive from Ennistymon, Lahinch and Doolin. It's located above the world famous Cliffs of Moher.

Attractions such as traditional pubs, golf and walks in the Burren region are to be enjoyed while staying in a Liscannor Hotel. You could also discover the Aran Islands - a group of three islands off the coast of Clare (Inishmore, Inishmaan and Inisheer). The Aran Islands are accessible by ferry from Doolin.

Liscannor is also noted as the birthplace of engineer and submarine innovator John Philip Holland. Today, a headstone, commemorating his career, presented to the town by the U.S. Navy, can be viewed at the harbour.

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