Guidebook for Whitegate

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Guidebook for Whitegate

Pubs & Restaurants

Cosy pub serving delicious home cooked food 7 days a week in Whitegate (V94 Y7K5).
The Half Barrell
Cosy pub serving delicious home cooked food 7 days a week in Whitegate (V94 Y7K5).
Award Winning Bar, Restaurant and Lakeside Venue, great food, cosy pub with warm atmosphere and traditional music weekly.
8 locals recommend
Larkins
8 locals recommend
Award Winning Bar, Restaurant and Lakeside Venue, great food, cosy pub with warm atmosphere and traditional music weekly.
Is a warm and inviting bar and restaurant overlooking Lough Derg. It serves excellent home cooked food at reasonable prices.
The Whiskey Still
Is a warm and inviting bar and restaurant overlooking Lough Derg. It serves excellent home cooked food at reasonable prices.
The Snug Café serves pizzas, tapas and salads in a cosy environment in the small and beautiful scenic village of Mountshannon, County Clare. All homemade organic food, gluten free option, make your own pizzas...
The Snug Pizzeria
The Snug Café serves pizzas, tapas and salads in a cosy environment in the small and beautiful scenic village of Mountshannon, County Clare. All homemade organic food, gluten free option, make your own pizzas...
Nualas Bar & Restaurant provides a cosy and friendly environment to sit and chat and enjoy good wholesome freshly prepared and cooked Irish Food.
6 locals recommend
Nuala's Bar & Restaurant
6 locals recommend
Nualas Bar & Restaurant provides a cosy and friendly environment to sit and chat and enjoy good wholesome freshly prepared and cooked Irish Food.
De Róistes Bar & Restaurant
The Pantry cafe
Josie Anne's Patisserie

Essentials

Family run shop in Whitegate.
McDermott's Xpress Stop
Family run shop in Whitegate.
Fresh food quality, strong value.
O'Meara's SuperValu Portumna
Fresh food quality, strong value.
A grocery retail store that includes a Deli, ATM, Coffee station.
Centra Scarriff
A grocery retail store that includes a Deli, ATM, Coffee station.
Natural food shop
The Grainey
Natural food shop
Petrol Station, Agri Supplies & Builders Providers
M.V. Tuohy (Coose) Ltd.
Petrol Station, Agri Supplies & Builders Providers
Recycling Center
Scariff recycling center
Recycling Center
Stocks affordable, quality antiques, vintage, and hand painted furniture.
The Cottage Store Antiques
Stocks affordable, quality antiques, vintage, and hand painted furniture.
Bank of Ireland
Kylemore Farmhouse Cheese
Joey Kavanagh Craft Butchers

Hiking

Perfect for walking, cycling, picnicing, bird watching and anything you think you can do in nature. Portumna Forest Park covers almost 450 hectares. The park is easily accessible by water and road. The forest is mainly coniferous but also contains a wide variety of broadleaved trees, both native and exotic. In addition to woodlands there are wide open spaces, green fields, scrub, marsh, water and numerous off-shore islands. This inter mix of forest, open area, water and islands gives a wide choice of habitat to support a great variety of flora and fauna.
21 locals recommend
Portumna Forest Park
6 St Joseph's Rd
21 locals recommend
Perfect for walking, cycling, picnicing, bird watching and anything you think you can do in nature. Portumna Forest Park covers almost 450 hectares. The park is easily accessible by water and road. The forest is mainly coniferous but also contains a wide variety of broadleaved trees, both native and exotic. In addition to woodlands there are wide open spaces, green fields, scrub, marsh, water and numerous off-shore islands. This inter mix of forest, open area, water and islands gives a wide choice of habitat to support a great variety of flora and fauna.
Is a good way to get an overview of the forest, bog restoration and adjoining lands. The board walk is a brilliant achievement and is the perfect way to explore without damaging the delicate structure of the bog.
Scohaboy Bog Walk - Loop of Laghile and Loughaun National Trail
Is a good way to get an overview of the forest, bog restoration and adjoining lands. The board walk is a brilliant achievement and is the perfect way to explore without damaging the delicate structure of the bog.
The Kilkee Cliff walk is a scenic 2 to 3 hour (8km) moderate loop walk along the Kilkee Cliffs starting the Diamond Rocks Café, Pollock Holes car park.
Cliff Walk Kilkee
The Kilkee Cliff walk is a scenic 2 to 3 hour (8km) moderate loop walk along the Kilkee Cliffs starting the Diamond Rocks Café, Pollock Holes car park.

Sightseeing

Is an island off the western shore of Lough Derg in Ireland. Now uninhabited it was once a monastic settlement. It has an Irish round tower, and the ruins of several small churches, as well as part of 4 high crosses and a holy well. The cemetery on this island is still in use, coffins and mourners being transported the short distance from Clare County in small boats. Boat trips can be taken from the harbour at Mountshannon.
Inis Cealtra (Holy Island) Boat Trips
Is an island off the western shore of Lough Derg in Ireland. Now uninhabited it was once a monastic settlement. It has an Irish round tower, and the ruins of several small churches, as well as part of 4 high crosses and a holy well. The cemetery on this island is still in use, coffins and mourners being transported the short distance from Clare County in small boats. Boat trips can be taken from the harbour at Mountshannon.
The workhouse has been described as “the most feared and hated institution ever established in Ireland.
7 locals recommend
Irish Workhouse Centre
7 locals recommend
The workhouse has been described as “the most feared and hated institution ever established in Ireland.
The parochial house is a Georgian style period property, and the main location for the TV-Series "Father Ted".
Craggy Island Parochial House
The parochial house is a Georgian style period property, and the main location for the TV-Series "Father Ted".

Entertainment & Activities

A family owned eco-friendly equestrian and activity leisure centre set on 17 acres of rugged Galway land.
12 locals recommend
Slieve Aughty Centre
12 locals recommend
A family owned eco-friendly equestrian and activity leisure centre set on 17 acres of rugged Galway land.
Ireland's newest aqua park, located on the beautiful Lough Derg in Killaloe. An epic adventure for all the family to enjoy.
West Lake Aqua Park
Ireland's newest aqua park, located on the beautiful Lough Derg in Killaloe. An epic adventure for all the family to enjoy.
One of the hidden gems of Irish golf, a beautiful parkland course that sweeps its way through forest and woodlands on the shores of Lough Derg - open all year round. The Golf Club Restaurant is open to all.
Portumna Golf Club
One of the hidden gems of Irish golf, a beautiful parkland course that sweeps its way through forest and woodlands on the shores of Lough Derg - open all year round. The Golf Club Restaurant is open to all.
Home of handmade, quality Irish chocolate.
Wilde Irish Chocolates - Chocolate Shop & Chocolate Factory
Home of handmade, quality Irish chocolate.
Irish Seed Savers Association maintains the country’s only public seed bank, with over 600 non-commercially available varieties of seed.
8 locals recommend
Irish Seed Savers Association
8 locals recommend
Irish Seed Savers Association maintains the country’s only public seed bank, with over 600 non-commercially available varieties of seed.
86 locals recommend
Burren National Park
2 Church St
86 locals recommend
6 locals recommend
Aloha Surf School
6 locals recommend
31 locals recommend
Lahinch Beach
31 locals recommend
80 locals recommend
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
80 locals recommend

Harbours

Williamstown Harbour
Portumna Castle Harbour
Garrykennedy Harbour

Books

Books, coffee, gifts and wholefoods in Cloughjordan, Co Tipperary. One of Ireland's best bookshops you should visit in 2022 (together with The Nenagh Bookshop).
Sheelagh na Gig bookshop
Books, coffee, gifts and wholefoods in Cloughjordan, Co Tipperary. One of Ireland's best bookshops you should visit in 2022 (together with The Nenagh Bookshop).
The Nenagh Bookshop is an independent bookshop located on Pearse Street Nenagh. One of Ireland's best bookshops you should visit in 2022 (together with Sheelagh na Gig bookshop).
41 Pearse St
41 Pearse Street
The Nenagh Bookshop is an independent bookshop located on Pearse Street Nenagh. One of Ireland's best bookshops you should visit in 2022 (together with Sheelagh na Gig bookshop).