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Free entry for Clare residents to Cliffs of Moher up to Christmas

THE Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience is spreading a little Christmas cheer this month by providing free entry to all Clare residents up to and including December 23. Ireland’s most visited natural attraction is supporting the ‘Buy Local’ campaign by inviting members of the public to visit the Shannon Heritage Gift Shop and Cafes, which offers dozens of local craft, artisan products and hampers. “We are inviting the people of Clare to do their Christmas shopping here at the Cliffs of Moher, as well as enjoy the extensive menus on offer at our Cafes and take in a refreshing walk, all in a safe and festive atmosphere,” explained Geraldine Enright, Director of the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience. Amongst the local and artisan suppliers are Ekotree Knitwear (Doolin), Irish Slate Craft (Lahinch), Wild Atlantic Candles (Kilrush), Atlantic Low Tide (Kilkee), Wilde Irish Chocolates (Tuamgraney), Spanish Point Sea Veg, Redesign Shack (Ennis), Bunratty Mead and many more. Ms. Enright said, “Visitors …

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Cliffs of Moher launches new interactive mobile app

A FREE interactive mobile app has been launched for those visiting or planning to visit the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience in County Clare. With free Wi-Fi available throughout the main visitor centre building and viewing platforms, visitors will be able to access a range of information about the Cliffs of Moher via their smartphone. The app also contains 13 audio tracks narrated by Conor Tallon and features contributions from people with extensive knowledge of the rich history, geology, flora and fauna of Ireland’s most visited natural attraction. For Android users – https://t.co/1HaQWZ2Q0m For Apple Users – https://t.co/7JHqjEbGtZ — Cliffs of Moher (@CliffsofMoherIE) July 29, 2021 Bobby Kerr, Chairperson of the Board of the Cliffs of Moher Centre Ltd., commented, “A key feature of the new app is to educate visitors and to significantly improve visitor experience while on-site, but also in the pre- and post-stages of their visit. It will be effective in providing information to helping guests find …

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‘shock’ at €1.34 million Cliffs bus park plan

KILKEE-based tourism consultant and former chairperson of Loop Head Tourism, Cillian Murphy, has expressed “shock and disappointment” at news this week of Clare County Council’s plans to build a €1.34 million coach park at the Cliffs of Moher. “It completely reinforces our position as the pre-eminent drive-through tourism destination. It is utterly short-sighted and ties the area into a long-term policy. All over the world, tourism destinations are trying to manage capacity issues, yet Clare is bucking the trend and delivering facilities that will encourage further management issues,” he claimed. “I suggest that this money could deliver most, if not all, of a greenway between Kilrush and Kilkee, a development that would deliver social, economic and environmental benefits across the wider West Clare area. Instead, we have yet another development that facilitates external operators, in effect, paid for by Clare rates payers. “Did the councillors vote this through? What is the justification of doing this, what problem is it resolving, …

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