Trip Planner: Europe / Ireland / Western Ireland / Province of Connacht / County Mayo / Clare Island
Clare Island (Oileán Chliara in Irish) is a mountainous island guarding the entrance to Clew Bay in County Mayo, Ireland. It is famous as the home of the 15th century pirate queen Gráinne O'Malley. The current population of the island is roughly 150.To visit Clare Island and other attractions in Clare Island, use our Clare Island online day trip planner.
Clare Island is neighboured to the South-West by the Caher Island (uninhabited) and Inishturk (inhabited). It is neighboured to the North by Achill Island
Clare Island reviews
Lovely island, people are very friendly, Lovely castle and church. Key to church in shop. Small shop with very short opening hours. Nice place for walking. Place for tents, shower available. Lovely... more »
Needing to recharge the batteries we decided to head west for some relaxation and typical Irish hospitality. 07:30 train from Dublin Heuston, we arrived in Westport at 11:00 From there a 25 min taxi..... more »
Spent day on the usland, walked to signal tower and one of the loop walks. Ended the day with food and a few pints in the sailors bar. Great day, great food....very enjoyable.
Wonderful peaceful island, friendly people, magnificent cliff and mountain scenery.
Build a tripTell us where and when you
want to go, we will build
the best sightseeing itinerary
Refine itYou have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
Book as a packageUse our travel agents to get
package savings and hassle free booking
Enjoy your trip!Enjoy our 24x7
Popular things to do in Clare Island
Trips to Clare Island by other users
29 days in Clifden BY A USER FROM IRELAND Kingstown Connemara Ponies Clifden Castle O`Dalaigh Jewellers 8 days in Louisburgh BY A USER FROM IRELAND Doolough Valley Silver Strand The Lost Valley 8 days in Louisburgh BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM Connemara Seaweed Baths The Lost Valley Silver Strand 8 days in County Mayo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Murrisk Ballina 11 days in Louisburgh & Dingle BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Louisburgh Dingle 60 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Dingle Killarney Kinsale