Local History

Killaloe town is located on the banks of the River Shannon. The town and surrounding area is steeped in history. Killaloe Heritage Centre is well worth a visit to experience the local history. Killaloe Heritage Centre explores the theme of Celtic Ireland. In and around this town, the birth place of Brian Boru (940-1014) the greatest High King of Ireland who subdued the Vikings and progenitor of the O’Brien Clan, one can discover the history of the arrival of Christianity and the monastic tradition, as well as the development of the Shannon River as a transport system from earliest times

@ Killaloe Coast Guard 2018