R478 road (Ireland)

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R478 road
R478 near Doolin Holiday Village
Route information
Length21.8 km[1][2] (13.5 mi)
Major junctions
FromR476 Regional Route Shield Ireland.png R476 at Gowlaun Bridge, Co. Clare
  • IRL N67.svg N67 at Aughiska Beg
  • R479 Regional Route Shield Ireland.png R479 at Coogyulla
ToIRL N67.svg N67 at Ennistimon Road, Lahinch
Road network

The R478 road is a regional road in Ireland. It is a loop road from the N67 in County Clare.[1][2] Part of the road is on the Wild Atlantic Way.[3] The road passes along, and is the only road access to, the Cliffs of Moher.[4]

The R478 travels west from the R476 near Lisdoonvarna. After passing the Cliffs of Moher and Liscannor, the road rejoins the N67 in Lahinch. The R478 is 21.8 km (13.5 mi) long.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Google (12 May 2016). "an tSráid Mhór to Liscannor Rd" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 12 May 2016.
  2. ^ a b "S.I. No. 54/2012 – Roads Act 1993 (Classification of Regional Roads) Order 2012". Government of Ireland. 28 Feb 2012. Retrieved 12 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Wild Atlantic Way: Self-Drive Burren Tour". Fáilte Ireland. Retrieved 1 Jun 2016.
  4. ^ Poole, Susan; Gallagher, Lyn (2008). AA Best Drives Ireland. The Automobile Association. p. 9. ISBN 978-0-7495-4430-0.