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Welcome to Caherconnell


Engage with Ancient Archaeology in Ireland at Caherconnell Stone Fort

At Caherconnell, there is so much to do. Explore our ancient Irish ring forts or experience our past first hand at our Archaeology and Geology Field Schools. Caherconnell Stone Fort is also home to Ireland’s leading sheepdog demonstrations which attract visitors from all over the globe. Delve into the intrigues of prehistoric Irish Bronze Age burial boulders and mounds, ancient Irish field systems, prehistoric dwelling sites and many stone cahers (ring forts).


Caherconnell Stone Fort – The Burren’s Premier Tourist Attraction

Located on the western edge of Ireland in the famous Burren region of County Clare, the deep archaeological heritage, breath-taking landscape and the warm and friendly people of Clare make Caherconnell Stone Fort a truly unique destination. In association with National University of Ireland, Galway, Caherconnell now offers a range of Archaeology and Geology Field School courses.


Study Archaeology and Geology at our World-Famous Field Schools

Our Geology Field School offers some of the best examples in the world of Pennsylvanian Deltaic Sedimentation, Glaciokarst Geomorphology, Mississippian Carbonate Platform Development and Cave Formation. Excavate a 10th-century AD royal settlement and study ancient artefacts at our Archaeology Field School with courses running throughout the summer.


Contact us today on +353 65 7089999 or send us an email at: info@caherconnell.com


Discover a distinctive ancient Irish ring fort with a difference. We offer you an opportunity to visit a stunningly unspoiled piece of ancient Ireland in the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way.