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.
Open Daily May to September
May 23 to September 25: Daily 10:00–18:00
Last admission: 45 mins before closing
Admission Prices 2019
Free of Charge (There is a separate charge for ferries to Scattery Island)
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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