List of National Monuments in County Clare

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The Irish state has officially approved the following List of National Monuments in County Clare. In the Republic of Ireland, a structure or site may be deemed to be a "National Monument", and therefore worthy of state protection, if it is of national importance. If the land adjoining the monument is essential to protect it, this land may also be protected.

National Monuments[edit]

NM# Monument name Description Image Townland Location
11 Corcomroe Abbey Abbey (Cistercian) Corcomroe Abbey South East View 1996 08 22.jpg Abbey West 53°07′37″N 9°03′14″W / 53.126911°N 9.054013°W / 53.126911; -9.054013 (Corcomroe Abbey)
648 Ballyallaban Ringforts Ballyallaban 53°05′24″N 9°09′31″W / 53.09005°N 9.158578°W / 53.09005; -9.158578 (Ballyallaban)
574 Tau Cross (Cross Inneenboy) Cross Tau Cross, Roughan Hill, Corofin, County Clare, Ireland.jpg Ballycashen, Roughan 52°58′40″N 9°06′53″W / 52.977822°N 9.114703°W / 52.977822; -9.114703 (Tau Cross / Cross Inneenboy)
484 Ballyhickey Wedge Tomb Ballyhickey 52°50′04″N 8°51′19″W / 52.834406°N 8.855389°W / 52.834406; -8.855389
591 Brian Boru's Fort Ringfort Ballyvally 52°49′08″N 8°27′06″W / 52.818908°N 8.451578°W / 52.818908; -8.451578
478 Bunratty Castle Castle Bunrattybig.jpg Bunratty East 52°41′48″N 8°48′42″W / 52.696667°N 8.811667°W / 52.696667; -8.811667 (Bunratty Castle)
466 Caheraphuca Wedge Tomb Caheraphuca 52°56′04″N 8°54′07″W / 52.934486°N 8.901825°W / 52.934486; -8.901825 (Caheraphuca)
354 Cahermacnaghten Cashel Cahermacnaghten 53°02′45″N 9°11′54″W / 53.045964°N 9.198353°W / 53.045964; -9.198353 (Cahermacnaghten)
195 Canon Island Abbey Abbey (Augustinian) Canon Island Abbey.png Canon Island 52°40′44″N 9°02′13″W / 52.678981°N 9.036906°W / 52.678981; -9.036906 (Canon Island Abbey)
197 Clare Abbey Abbey (Augustinian) Clarecastle 52°49′44″N 8°58′08″W / 52.828964°N 8.968881°W / 52.828964; -8.968881 (Clare Abbey)
583 Dromore Castle Castle Dromore 52°55′31″N 8°57′46″W / 52.925269°N 8.962639°W / 52.925269; -8.962639 (Dromore Castle)
204 Drumcliff Church & Round Tower Church-Drumcliff-Cemetery-Ennis.jpg Drumcliff 52°52′04″N 8°59′51″W / 52.8679°N 8.997506°W / 52.8679; -8.997506 (Drumcliff)
170 Ennis Friary Friary (Franciscan) Ennis Friary.jpg Ennis 52°50′45″N 8°58′53″W / 52.845972°N 8.981381°W / 52.845972; -8.981381 (Ennis Friary)
509 Gleninagh Castle Castle Gleninagh North 53°08′16″N 9°12′21″W / 53.137656°N 9.205919°W / 53.137656; -9.205919 (Gleninagh Castle)
14 Inchicronan Abbey Abbey (Augustinian) Inchicronan 52°55′05″N 8°54′24″W / 52.917964°N 8.906675°W / 52.917964; -8.906675 (Inchicronan Abbey)
5 Inishcaltra (Inis Cealtra) Early Medieval Ecclesiastical Site Mountshannon 52°54′53″N 8°27′01″W / 52.914764°N 8.450144°W / 52.914764; -8.450144 (Inish Cealtra)
7 Kilfenora Church Kilcarragh 52°49′44″N 8°58′09″W / 52.829013°N 8.969033°W / 52.829013; -8.969033 (Kilfenora Church)
9 Kilfenora Abbey Friary (Franciscan) Kilfenora 52°59′27″N 9°13′05″W / 52.990959°N 9.218177°W / 52.990959; -9.218177 (Kilfenora Abbey)
8 Kilfenora Cathedral & Crosses KilfenoraCathedral.jpg Kilfenora 52°59′26″N 9°13′01″W / 52.9906°N 9.217003°W / 52.9906; -9.217003 (Kilfenora Cathedral)
279 St. Moluag's Church Church Killaloe 52°48′25″N 8°26′40″W / 52.806993°N 8.444308°W / 52.806993; -8.444308
448 Leamaneh Castle Castle Image-Leamaneh castle.jpg Leamaneah North 52°59′15″N 9°08′23″W / 52.987636°N 9.139847°W / 52.987636; -9.139847 (Leamaneh Castle)
16 Dysert O'Dea Church, Round Tower & Cross DysertRoundTower.jpg Mollaneen 52°54′33″N 9°04′06″W / 52.909169°N 9.068394°W / 52.909169; -9.068394 (Dysert O'Dea)
649 Mooghaun Hillfort Mooghaun 52°47′42″N 8°52′27″W / 52.794972°N 8.874069°W / 52.794972; -8.874069 (Mooghaun)
176 Killone Abbey Abbey (Augustinian) Killone Abbey June 2005.JPG Ennis 52°48′22″N 9°00′15″W / 52.806228°N 9.004189°W / 52.806228; -9.004189 (Killone Abbey)
12 Oughtmama Three Churches Oughtmama 53°07′01″N 9°02′19″W / 53.116857°N 9.038548°W / 53.116857; -9.038548 (Oughtmama)
17 Ruan Church Portlecka 52°55′41″N 8°59′24″W / 52.928125°N 8.989933°W / 52.928125; -8.989933 (Ruan Church)
632 Poulnabrone Portal Tomb Paulnabrone.jpg Poulnabrone 53°02′55″N 9°08′24″W / 53.048696°N 9.140025°W / 53.048696; -9.140025 (Poulnabrone Dolmen)
15 Quin Abbey Friary (Franciscan) Quin Abbey, Ireland.jpg Quin 52°49′09″N 8°51′47″W / 52.8192°N 8.862956°W / 52.8192; -8.862956 (Quin Abbey)
427 Carrigaholt Castle Castle Carrigaholt castle 2.jpg Carrigaholt 52°36′00″N 9°41′58″W / 52.599947°N 9.699425°W / 52.599947; -9.699425 (Carrigaholt Castle)
10 Scattery Island Early Medieval Ecclesiastical Site RUINS ON SCATTERY ISLAND, 1902.jpeg Kilrush 52°36′42″N 9°31′10″W / 52.611583°N 9.519336°W / 52.611583; -9.519336 (Scattery Island)
6 St. Flannan's Church Church Saint Flannans Cathedral, Killaloe 2003 09 05.jpg Killaloe 52°48′23″N 8°26′21″W / 52.8065°N 8.43925°W / 52.8065; -8.43925 (St. Flannan's Church)
270 Slievenaglasha Wedge Tomb Slievenaglasha 53°01′07″N 9°03′42″W / 53.018681°N 9.061803°W / 53.018681; -9.061803 (Slievenaglasha)
13 Temple Cronan Church Tcronan stone face.jpg Termon 53°02′46″N 9°03′40″W / 53.046164°N 9.061109°W / 53.046164; -9.061109 (Temple Cronan)
224 Magh Adhair Inauguration Site Toonagh 52°50′28″N 8°49′44″W / 52.841228°N 8.828881°W / 52.841228; -8.828881 (Magh Adhair)
270 Tullycommon Wedge Tomb Tullycommon 53°00′53″N 9°04′15″W / 53.014618°N 9.070765°W / 53.014618; -9.070765
270 Cashlaungarr Cashel Tullycommon 53°00′53″N 9°04′15″W / 53.014618°N 9.070765°W / 53.014618; -9.070765
270 Cahercommaun Cashel Carran 53°00′52″N 9°04′14″W / 53.014575°N 9.070519°W / 53.014575; -9.070519 (Cahercommaun)

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