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Corofin, Co. Clare

Corofin may also refer to Corofin, County Galway

Corofin is a village on the River Fergus in northern County Clare in Ireland. It is 12 km north of the county town of Ennis, at the crossroads of the R470 and R476 regional roads. It is on the southern edge of the upland limestone region of The Burren.

Also known as "The Gateway to the Burren" or "The Angler's Paradise", Corofin is the birthplace of renowned Irish painter Frederick William Burton.

The name Corofin means "the white or foam-flecked ford" from the Irish: Finn Coradh, the earliest form of the name to be found in the literature: "fearann re hucht Finn Coradh".-[Ó hUidhrín, 15c. Topographical Poem]

Corofin is the site of the Clare Heritage and Genealogical Research Centre.
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Bus to Corofin

  • Bus routes operated by Bus ireann:
    • 333:
      • Ennis (Bus Station) - Kilrush (Crottys Pub Market Square)
      • Kilrush (Crottys Pub Market Square) - Ennis (Bus Station)

Things to See and Do in Corofin

Clare Archaeology Centre - Dysert O'Dea Castle

Corofin, Co. Clare, Ireland
Dysert O'Dea Castle and Archaeological Centre in Corofin is known for its wealth of historical and archaeological remains. Built in 1480 the castle is now an archaeological centre with more than twenty five archaeological and historical sites. Notabl...

Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre

Church Street, Corofin, Co. Clare, Ireland
This is a centre which depicts Ireland in the early 19th century, and is also devoted to assisting people who wish to trace their ancestry.

Self-Catering Accommodation in Corofin

Corofin Lake Cottages Corofin Lake Cottages

Corofin, Clare, Co. Clare
Overlooking Lake Inchiquin, Corofin Lake Cottages offer self-catering accommodation in County Clare. These cottages are within 5 minutes’ drive of the village amenities and have free on-site parking.

Restaurants in Corofin

An Cupán Tae Cafe and Inchiquin Inn Restaurant

Main Street, Corofin, Co Clare
Family friendly coffee shop and restaurant in the heart of the beautiful Burren. We specialize in home baking and wholesome food using locally sourced ingredients. Try our famous hot chocolate and wonderful coffee. Outdoor dinning area during summer. We a

Bofey Quinn Bofey Quinn's Bar & Restaurant

Main Street, Corofin, Co. Clare

Le Catelinais Restaurant

Market Street, Corofin, Co. Clare

Restaurant Le Catelinais

Market Street, Corofin, Co. Clare

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Pubs & Nightlife

Corofin Pubs and Nightlife: An essential part of Ireland's social life and a must for every visitor.

Guided Tours

Guided Tours and Bus Tours: Take a bus tour around Corofin, or an overnight tour visiting various sights in Corofin and the surrounding regions.

Map of Corofin