Burren


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Burren

the. a limestone area on the North Clare coast in the Irish Republic, famous for its wild flowers, caves, and dolmens
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Similar in length to the Burren Loop, the Inishowen 100 offers a chance to stop in at some of Ireland's best beaches.
You would need a year or two to explore the unique landscape completely, but give yourself a few hours, and don't miss the Burren Perfumery at Carron, both for the remarkable scones and coffee in the cafe, and the 10-minute film about the history of the Burren.
Bowen, a Year 11 pupil at Cardinal Newman School who boxes for Triumph ABC, made a fast start and handed Burren a standing-eight count in the opening round.
Interior designer Cate Burren says it's her mission to "take away some of the mystery of the interior design process".
He runs the Burren Tolkien Society and argues the writer rooted his mystical world in the remote area and claims his cave-dweller Gollum took his name from the nearby Poll na gColm caverns.
Archaeologist Carthy guides tours in the area called The Burren near his home in County Clare, Ireland, and here offers readers a guide to archaeological sites there.
Staying on strongly in that three-and-a-quarter-mile event at Cheltenham in April he beat Burren Legend and today's trip and ground should prove ideal.
University of Sydney's new history archive: The University's Faculty of Economics and Business has opened a new archive in Burren Street, Newtown.
Dublin, September 17 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered a 4,000-year-old arrowhead in the Burren, in Ireland, which is evidence of what could be the oldest habitation site in the region.
DJs Armin Van Burren and LisaLasheshadbeen lined up to appear as well as Belle and Sebastian and Teenage Fanclub.
The Archaeological Institute of America - Worcester Society will offer an illustrated talk that covers several of Ireland's archaeological wonders along its rugged West Coast, including Neolithic tombs, stone ring forts, mysterious beehive structures, sunken churches and sacred wells along the Dingle Peninsula, the Burren and two islands off the coast - all part of the Gaeltacht region.
Plant lovers have something very much to enjoy, with "Wild Plants of The Burren and the Aran Islands".