A modern experience of our magnificent past

The Fort
A family run business, Caherconnell Fort is one of the best preserved stone forts in the Burren. The impressive visitor centre at Caherconnell provides a modern experience of our magnificent past. Ongoing excavations by the Caherconnell Archaeological Field School have yielded fascinating results, enhancing Caherconnell’s reputation as a prominent archaeological site.

Sheepdog Demonstrations

Home to the only sheepdog demonstrations in the Burren, Caherconnell has featured on national television, in local and national press and is a proud Trip Advisor & CIE Tours International Award of Excellence winner. Demonstrations daily March-October. Please see  www.Caherconnell.com/times/ for demonstration times.

  • Café offering fresh farm food
  • Extensive shopping
  • Sheepdog demonstrations


Open Mar to Oct

Opening Times:

2020 – July, August, September:  10.30 – 16.00

October – Please email info@caherconnell.com for details.


Admission Prices 2020:

Adult: €6.00
Sheepdog Demonstrations:
Adult: €6.00
Combined Ticket:
Adult: €10.00

Family & Group rates available

Useful Information

Café offering hot lunch, home baking and fresh farm food a speciality

Extensive shopping

Free monitored parking for cars and coaches


Getting There

28 km from Ennis and 10 km from Ballyvaughan on the R480

Map Location: 53.041883, -9.138822
Contact Caherconnell Fort and Sheepdog Demonstrations

Carron, Co. Clare, Ireland

Eircode: V95 YK31
T: +353(0)65 708 9999
E: info@caherconnell.com
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