Menu Check out information for every county in Ireland

Ballyvaughan, County Clare

county clareThe small village of Ballyvaughan is situated in one of the most idyllic places in the west coast of Ireland, nestled between the mountains of the Burren and the sea, on the southern shore of Galway Bay. It's an ideal stop to visit the Burren Region. It's a busy village with many traditional pubs, restaurants and shops. It preserves signs of its history with megalithic tombs such as Poulnabrone dolmen, situated 8km south, celtic ring forts such as Caherconnell Stone Fort, medieval churches and castles.

The west of Ireland has many beautiful tourist attractions and sites of interest for tourists visiting Ballyvaughan. This village has several attractions of interest such as its exotic and unique flora, sea activities (swimming, kayak, surf, scuba diving..) and caves. Aillwee cave, one of the oldest caves in Ireland, is open to the public and is well worth a visit.

You can discover, of course, the magic of the Burren, the Atlantic Ocean and the mountains with walks and magnific views.

Each year in Ballyvaughan there are major events like the annual Tour de Burren cycle (160km) and the Clare Burren Marathon Challenge.


Check out Ireland Roots for researching your Irish Family History.