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Newmarket-on-Fergus

county clareNewmarket-on-Fergus is a thriving village on the main Limerick-Ennis road. As its name implies, it lies on the River Fergus and is 8 miles from Ennis, 5 miles from Shannon Airport, and 15 miles from Limerick.

Due to its close proximity to Shannon Airport, Newmarket-on-Fergus is a popular base for a visit to the west of Ireland. It is within easy reach of a number of major attractions such as Bunratty Castle, the Cliffs of Moher, Craggaunowen and Knappogue Castles, The Burren Visitors' Centre, Lahinch Sea World Aquarium and Spanish Point.

Newmarket-on-Fergus is surrounded by an area steeped in history and splendor. The historic Dromoland Castle was once the residence of the O' Briens of Thomond (the Lords Inchiquin) and is now a luxury hotel.

While staying in this village you will find attractions such as golf, tennis, fishing in the river Fergus or in the sea, cycling, walking and much more.


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