Ferry, County Clare

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  • on the Car Ferry
    on the Car Ferry
    by sue_stone
  • The Shannon-car-ferry from Tarbert to Killimer
    The Shannon-car-ferry from Tarbert to...
    by globetrott
  • Ferry ride over the Shannon
    Ferry ride over the Shannon
    by sabsi
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    The Shannon-car-ferry from Tarbert to Killimer

    by globetrott Written Sep 20, 2005

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    The Shannon-car-ferry from Tarbert to Killimer

    The mouth of the river Shannon is quite wide and long at the westcoast of Ireland and there is an interesting ferry-connection between the villages of Tarbert in the north of County Kerry and Killimer in the south of County Clare.
    Instead of driving 137 extra km ( 85 miles )you simply have to wait a few minutes for the ferry, pay around 13 Euros one way for cars and small motorhomes and take a ferry-ride of ca. 20 minutes. This makes sense, when you want to get from Co.Kerry to the Burren and places like Kilkee, Kilfenora,Milltown Malbay or Ennistimon and the Burren.
    For updated prices and timetables of that ferry-connection - please check the webpage below !!

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    Killimer to Tarbert Car Ferry

    by sue_stone Written Jul 11, 2004

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    on the Car Ferry

    An alternate way to travel from County Clare into County Kerry is to take the car ferry from Killimer in County Clare to Tarbert in County Kerry (or vice versa).

    It is a 20 minute trip, that takes you across the River Shannon and is a very civilised way to travel.

    It cost about 13 euros oneway/20 euros return per car.

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  • Coming from Co. Kerry

    by sabsi Updated Nov 25, 2002

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    Ferry ride over the Shannon

    If you are driving up from Co. Kerry take the ferry over the Shannon from Tarbert (Co. Kerry) to Killimer (Co. Clare).
    It costs 10 IEP which you pay on the boat and saves you a lot of miles and time! Boats go from Killimer on the hour, from Tarbert on the half hour.

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