Visitor Information Point reopens in West Clare

Date Published : July 22nd, 2018    Published By : admin

The Kilrush Visitor Information Point for West Clare has been reopened to the public.

Located at the former Lillis Travel Agency office in the town square, the service is a rural development and tourism initiative of Clare County Council in the West Clare Municipal District and is supported by Kilrush Chamber of Commerce.

Councillor Gabriel Keating, Leas Cathaoirleach of the West Clare Municipal District, commented, “The role of the Visitor Information Point is to promote West Clare and the Loop Head Peninsula and to point visitors in the direction of the many attractions, festivals and events, and places to eat and stay throughout the area.”

Joan Tarmey, Tourism Officer, Clare County Council, said the Visitor Information Point presents a “significant opportunity” to showcase the Kilrush and wider West Clare tourism product.

“Tourism providers in the wider West Clare area have contributed tourism material and resources for inclusion at the Visitor Information Point so as to ensure that the full breadth of West Clare’s tourism assets is made known to visitors. I would like to acknowledge the staff of the Kilrush office of Clare County Council for their assistance as well as Kilrush Chamber of Commerce and Chamber President Helen Williams, and local business and community volunteers for facilitating the daily operation of the Visitor Information Point,” she added.

The Kilrush Visitor Information Point will operate daily until 31 August. Visitors, businesses or communities can contact Kilrush Visitor Information Point by phone on 087 7094787 or via email on

Photo: Clare County Council
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