The Outing Festival on The Wild Atlantic Way

Wild Atlantic Way

Explore the Magnificent Sights

Located at the gateway to the Wild Atlantic Way – immerse your senses and experience this rugged, wild and exciting coastal driving route. The new Shannon Estuary Way, at the gateway to the Wild Atlantic Way. The Shannon Estuary is a large tidal estuary on the west coast of Ireland where Ireland’s longest river – the Shannon joins the Atlantic Ocean. Download the driving route today.

This route takes you back to nature and all of its magnificent power, and captivates you in ways you never imagined – visit the local villages and towns that are dotted along with coastline, sample the delights offered in our local cafes and restaurants, which are sure to attract the most discerning “foodies”.  The friendliness of the people, and engaging at every opportunity is what makes Ireland special – everyone is guaranteed a “Cead Mile Failte” and a trip on the Wild Atlantic Way is sure to delight.

The Wild Atlantic Way, 2600 km (1600 miles) in length, is one of the longest-defined coastal routes in the world. It winds its way all along the Irish west coast from the Inishowen Peninsula in the north down to the picturesque town of Kinsale, County Cork, in the south.

The Inn at Dromoland is located at the gateway, with the Cliffs of Moher and Loop Head, just a short 50-minute drive, along with many more located on the coastal route – visit here to learn more about the wonders to explore.  Take in the majestic splendour of the Cliffs of Moher, breathe in the wonderful aromas of the Burren and sample all of the amazing food and craft beers of Co. Clare.

The Outing Festival is encouraging all festival goers to use Public Transport were they can.

Rail Travel

The nearest train stations are located in Limerick City, 35.5km away, and in nearby Ennis town 14.4km, and daily services operate from Dublin, Cork, and Galway.
Irish Rail’s website allows you to plan your journey and provides regularly updated timetables from all connecting destinations.


Bus Travel

Bus Éireann is Ireland’s national bus company and operates services to nearby locations. Regular services between Limerick, Shannon Airport and Ennis, on route 343, will get you close to Dromoland Castle Estate. You can alight in either Shannon Airport or NewMarket on Fergus and get a taxi directly to the Inn at Dromoland hotel. You can find the latest timetables and booking information on and you may find the following other routes useful to look up:

X12: Dublin – Limerick

051: Cork – Limerick – Ennis –Galway
343: Limerick – Shannon – Ennis

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