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county clareLahinch (or Lehinch), on the northwest coast of County Clare, is one of Ireland's most popular seaside resorts. Situated on Liscannor Bay, Lahinch boasts spectacular scenery, friendly people and choice accommodation.

Lahinch has long been a popular destination for golfers, and ranks among the top links golf courses, not only in Ireland, but in the world.

Lahinch is a very popular resort for surfing, with surf boards for hire and lessons available.

There is a 1 mile (1.6km) stretch of golden sandy beach at Lahinch, popular with people of all ages. Take a stroll along the promenade or strand and breathe in the fresh sea air with its misty vapours.

When visiting Lahinch there are many sights to see and things to do that will interest any tourists to the west of Ireland. North of the village on the Liscannor Road can be seen the remains of Dough Castle, originally founded by the O'Connors in 1306.

These features combined with many other indoor and outdoor activities make Lahinch an exceptional holiday location.

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