Visitor information

Find useful information when preparing for your visit to Adare, and during your stay, including transport, medical services, banking facilities, etc.

Tourist Information

The Tourist Information Office at Adare Heritage Centre provides you with all the information you will need for your visit to Adare.
Also provided is a wide range of visitor services including comprehensive information on the region contained in the Adare Visitor Guide Book, nationwide accommodation reservations and medieval banquet bookings.

Our shop also stocks a wide variety of gifts and literature.
A warm welcome awaits you.

Phone: +353 (0) 61 396255

Fax: +353 (0) 61 396610

Email: adare@shannonheritage.com

Adare Heritiage Centre

The Adare Heritiage Centre is located in the heart of the village of Adare, across from the town park. There is ample parking to the rear, including bus parking.

In the heart of Ireland’s Prettiest village, We offer an exciting mix of Shopping, Dining & historical Discovery for the visitor.

The Adare Guide

The Adare Guide is a must-read tourist information guide for visitors to Adare, Village of the Welcomes. It is a beautifully designed full colour tour guide from the publishers of the BEST OF IRELAND Series.

Banking at AIB

There is only one bank in Adare, situated in the centre of the village. AIB is there to support the banking needs of all our visitors, and our friendly staff will help you to change your money at our Bureau de Change.

There is a Cash Machine available to the side of the bank dispensing cash 24hrs, 7 days a week and it accepts all major credit cards.

Open Monday from 10 am to 5 pm and Tuesday to Friday from 10 am to 4 pm.

Phone: +353 61 396544

Adare is twinned with Buckow, Germany

Buckow is a town in the Märkisch-Oderland district in Brandenburg, situated 50 kilometres east of Berlin. The water cure resort is the administrative seat of the Amt Märkische Schweiz.

Buckow is renowned for its beauty both of landscape and architecture. The town is nestled along the shores of Lake Scharmutzelsee and surrounded by beautiful forests and walks in the Markische Achweiz Nature Reserve.

The town is similar in size to Adare and its economy is dependent on tourism.

Holy Trinity Abbey Church

Welcome to Holy Trinity Abbey Church, Adare
We, the parishioners, the community of Holy Trinity Abbey Church, are conscious of the words of St. Paul: “make hospitality your special concern”.

St. Nicholas Church of Ireland

The church was originally built in 1315 as an Augustinian Abbey by John Fitzthomas Fitzgerald, the first Earl of Kildare. It is also called the “Black Abbey” because the Augustinian monks of the time wore black habits.

 

Adare Methodist Church

John Wesley, Founder of the Methodist Church, visited this area on ten occasions between 1756 and 1778 and local tradition affirms that he preached under an ash tree near the ruin of the Franciscan Abbey on at least one of these occasions.

Schools

There are four national schools in Adare and a large selection of secondary schools in Limerick city, and nearby towns of Rathekeale, Newcastle West and Abbeyfeale.

National schools in Adare:

St. Joseph’s National School (boys)  www.scoilnaomhiosafadare.com

Our Lady’s Abbey (girls)  www.ourladysabbey.com

St Nicholas’ primary school (mixed)  www.stnicholasadare.scoilnet.ie

Scoil Sean t’Sraide(mixed)  www.shountrade.ie

Adare Hackney Services

Adare Hackney Services is based in the village of Adare. 
We provide a prompt, efficient and general door to door taxi service. We cater for party goers, family occasions, wedding parties, sporting events and special events.

We cater for golfing groups playing the two local golf clubs, and we drive golfers to the famous links courses at Ballybunion and Lahinch.

We provide a reliable and punctual transportation service for Shannon, Cork and Kerry Airports.

Contact:

Pat Byrne, Rathkeale Road, Adare, Co. Limerick.

Phone:  +353 (0)87 2061106


Email:  listonbyrn@eircom.net

Tommy & Karen Walsh Chauffeur and Taxi Hire

Tommy & Karen Walsh are a father and daughter team operating a successful chauffeur business in the picturesque village of Adare. We offer a professional service to the discerning traveller and business person.

With a range of services from airport transfers to corporate travel, weddings, guided tours and golf outings, we guarantee an excellent professional chauffeur hire service and peace of mind every time no matter what your needs.

Contact:

Phone: +353 (0)87 2276970

Email:  tklurriga@gmail.com


Website:  www.chauffeurhireadare.com

Other taxi service

Johnny Carey: +353 (0)61 396 777

Stephen O’Donoghue: +353 (0)87 22 55 932

Platinum Cabs and Limousine Hire: +353 (0)87 2276970 or (0)87 3142421

Mike Leonard: +353 (0)87 99 11 675

Limerick Taxi Cabs: +353 (0)61 313131

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