Visitor information

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

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.


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)

Our Lady’s Abbey (girls)

St Nicholas’ primary school (mixed)

Scoil Sean t’Sraide(mixed)