Enjoy the unspoilt beauty of Scattery Island, home to a monastic settlement founded in the early 6th century.
There are the ruins of six churches and one of the highest Round Towers in Ireland, with the unusual feature of it’s door at ground level.
The main church on the island is Teampall Naomh Mhuire. There is an effigy of a bishop’s head on the outside of the east window of the Cathedral believed to be that of St. Senan.
An exhibition of the history of the island is housed in the visitor reception building, which is situated near the pier.
Scattery Island offers a great family day out. Book your trip to the island with Scattery Island Ferry Service – details across. Don’t forget to pack a picnic or even enjoy a swim while on the island and make memories to treasure for years to come.
Ferry Service to the Island
See website for details and book online www.scatteryislandtours.com
PARKING: Ample parking available at Kilrush Marina
FERRY SERVICE: Telephone +353 (0)85-250 5514
Located approximately one mile off Kilrush. 2.5km boat trip from Kilrush Marina
OPW Visitor Centre, Scattery Island, Co. Clare, Ireland
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