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Things to Do in Kilrush & Places to Stay

Kilrush is listed as one of Ireland's Heritage towns and sits beautifully on the coastal Wild Atlantic Way drive.

Must-See Sights in Kilrush, Ireland

Kilrush is a pretty market town offering a range of visitors experiences including sights, shopping and dining.

We’ve partnered up with some of our local shops and restaurants to offer you a special 10% discount on presentation of your ferry ticket at selected retailers to enjoy while you visit Kilrush. The following sights are also a must to see when you visit.

(Photo Credit: Aerial Images by Home Thoughts Productions)


  • The Shannon Dolphin & Wildlife Centre – located at Kilrush Marina
  • The Vandeleur Walled Gardens – located on the Kilimer Road
  • The Museum of Irish Rural Life – located within the town on the Cooraclare road.
  • The Harry Clarke Stain Glass Windows at St. Senan’s Church, Toler Street, Kilrush
  • The Aylevaroo Coastal Drive & Cappa beach (part of the Wild Atlantic Way)
  • The Farm & B&B

For lots more information on things to do in Kilrush visit

Restaurants & Cafe's

Planning lunch or dinner..we’re delighted to offer our customers 10% discount across the following restaurants and stores so why not take some time to enjoy all the town has to offer when you visit.

  • Crotty’s Bar & Restaurant
  • Amici Bistro
  • Kelly’s Seafood Restaurant
  • The Potters Hand Cafe


Kilrush offers lots of guest accommodation which can be found under Guest Houses, or B & B’s on an internet search or through In addition, there are lots of Air B n B operators in and around the town.


Zoe Bistro & Accommodation     0659051001


Buggles Pub & Accommodation 0659051839


Hill Crest Donbeg/Kilrush   selfcathering  0659051986


Cappa area


Maabit – 5 Bedroom house in the country in Co Clare.


Crottys Pub & Accommodation  065-905 2470

A Little Retail Therapy

And for those who fancy some retail therapy, Kilrush offers a range of old world stores and we’ve partnered with the follow stores to offer you 10% discount* on your shopping!

  • Anchor Crafts
  • Gleeson’s Household & Cycles
  • Wild Atlantic Store
  • Central Sports
  • O’Sullivan’s Old World Store
  • Hartmann Jewellers
  • Wild Atlantic Living
  • Wild Atlantic Opticians

*Discount offer applies to non sale stock only

Neighbouring Sights