Sunrise bed and breakfast is situated on an elevated site just 300mts. north of Mountshannon in Co. Clare. Staying at Sunrise B&B you will experience the peace and tranquility of the East Clare countryside in the heart of Irelands’ Hidden Heartlands, with panoramic views overlooking Lough Derg (River Shannon) and the Arra Mountains.

 IMG_5505-ps-house-patio-300x200                 Iniscealtra- Holy Island Lough Derg, Mounthsnnon

Mountshannon, a beautiful village has received a national tidy town award, and many other numerous awards for its’ beauty and landscape. The picturesque small village nestles at the foot of the Sliabh Aughty Mountains set on the scenic shores of Lough Derg in the west of Ireland. Driving less then an hour and a half will take you to “The Wild Atlantic Way” on the west cost of Co. Clare.

Our family run B&B is rated a four star Bed & Breakfast by Fáilte Ireland and we have received two “Fáilte Ireland Irish Welcome Merit Awards” Check out our guests’ reviews on Trip Advisor

Experience a truly Irish welcome while staying in our home. Personal attention is given to each and every guest by your hosts Vera and Joe to ensure an enjoyable and memorable stay. Vera is well known for her bread making and great breakfasts. Coeliac diet also catered to. Packed lunches are also available for fishermen and walkers.

We offer advice to help you plan your sightseeing trips with maps and brochures. If you wish we will make a reservation for you at one of our many local Restaurants.
You will enjoy traditional music and dance in the local pubs and the local people will always make you feel welcome. We can also arrange a taxi for you if you wish to travel to one of the many Festivals & Entertainment events around East Clare. County Clare is well known throughout Ireland for its rich Celtic heritage and fine traditional music.

Since April, 2012, Mountshannon is now the first nesting place in Ireland for the White-Tailed Sea Eagles in over 110 years. Perfect viewing points of these magnificent birds of prey from Mountshannon Harbour.

Eagle photo by Nigel Beers Smith with writing                  Eagle watching at Mountshannon Harbour

Sunrise accommodation is within walking distance of Mountshannon Harbour, also offers superb fishing, boat trips to Inis Cealtra/Holy Island one of Ireland’s famous monastic heritage sites. Bicycle and boat hire are available locally. Lots of water based sports at the Lough Derg Activity Center which is only 15 minute drive from our BnB. We are en- route to the Clare Walks and East Clare Way walking routes, a perfect way to experience Irish wildlife and nature while you keep fit. Wander through magnificent woodlands and remote country roads while you seek out some ancient monuments like our local Dolmen. Cycling through Ireland is also a fun and active way to make the most of our beautiful county. There are many Golf courses nearby.

Getting here could not be easier with Shannon International Airport only 45 minutes drive, Galway Airport 1.5 hours and Dublin, Cork and Kerry Airports approximately 2 hours drive. Get the latest timetables for travelling by train or bus. Local Taxi service can take you from the station to Sunrise B and B. See Google Maps.

GPS coordinates:
Latitude: 52.9353 Longitude: -8.4293
Sunrise Bed & Breakfast an ideal base for guests touring Clare, and the west of Ireland with lots to see and do.
Boat trips to Holy Island.

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