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Clare Archaeology

White Arrow Cairns Cemetery cairns
White Arrow Cairns Wayside cairns
Ecclesiastical Enclosures
Ecclesiastical Remains
White Arrow Forts Cashels
White Arrow Forts Cliff-edge forts
White Arrow Forts Hillforts
White Arrow Forts Promontory forts
White Arrow Forts Ringforts
Historic Towns
Round Towers
Standing Stones
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Tombs Court tombs
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Tombs Megalithic tombs
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Tombs Portal tombs
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Tombs Wedge tombs
Tower Houses
Tower Houses with Bawns
White Arrow Wells
Holy Wells


About the Monuments of Clare project (2005)


Maps of the monuments of Clare based on the Sites and Monuments Record created by the OPW overlaid on the 1842 Ordnance Survey index map.

Ordnance Survey Letters, 1839 by John O'Donovan and Eugene Curry
Letters on the Antiquities of Co. Clare, 1835 by Eugene O’Curry

Archaeology of the Burren: Prehistoric Forts and Dolmens in North Clare by T.J. Westropp
Antiquities Near Miltown Malbay by T.J. Westropp
The Augustinian Houses of the County Clare by T.J. Westropp
Ring-Forts in the Barony of Moyarta, Co. Clare by T.J. Westropp
Prehistoric Stone Forts of Central Clare: Moghane, Langough and Cahershaughnessy by T.J. Westropp and H.B. Harris
Types of the Ring-forts and similar structures remaining in Eastern Clare by T.J. Westropp
The Churches of County Clare by T.J. Westropp
Churches with Round Towers in Northern Clare by T.J. Westropp
The Earthworks and Castle of Bunratty, Co. Clare by T.J. Westropp
Killaloe: Its Ancient Palaces and Cathedral by T J Westropp

A Statistical Analysis of Ringfort Distribution and Morphology on the Loop Head Peninsula by Robert M. Chapple. (PDF)
A Survey of Monuments of Archaeological and Historical Interest in the Barony of Bunratty Lower, Co. Clare by William Gerrard Ryan
Fortifications in the Shannon Estuary and Galway Bay by Paul M. Kerrigan

The Stone Crosses of Kilfenora by Jack Flanagan
A 1570 List of Castles in County Clare
"Edward White’s Description of Thomond in 1574"
Forgotten Stones: Jostle Stones of Ennis by Mary Kearns
Autumnal Rambles about New Quay, County Clare, 1842-3 by T.L. Cooke
The Journal of Thomas Dineley, 1681
Ennis Franciscan Priory by Conchubhar Ua Briain
Parish of Quin by Conchubhar Ua Briain
The Hidden Towers by R Ua Cróinín & M Breen
The forgotten Graveyards of Clondegad and Kilchreest by Mary Hester

The Craggaunowen Project
Dwellings by V. Leyden
The Heritage of Loughnehellia: Exploring a Holding, by Martin Perrill

Archaeology of the N18 Ennis Bypass and the N85 Western Relief Road, County Clare (PDF download)
Archaeological Reports for the N18 Ennis Bypass and N85 Western Relief Road
Archaeological Reports for the N18 Gort to Crusheen Road Scheme
Caherconnell Cashel: Final Archaeological Excavation Report

Clare Past Forum
Digital Books (Clare Archaeology, History etc etc)

External Link:
National Inventory of Architectural Heritage