Discover the Riverside Towns of Killaloe and Ballina

Home of High King Brian Boru

Killaloe and Ballina Location

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Welcome to the home of Brian Boru!

Situated on the banks of the River Shannon, Killaloe is well known as the birthplace of Brian Boru (c. 941 - 1014), and High King of Ireland,(1002 - 1014). While Brian was High King, he ruled from Killaloe making it the "Capital of Ireland."

The towns of Killaloe and Ballina are amongst Ireland's most picturesque attractions and are linked by a 13 arch bridge, which links not only the two towns, but also the counties of Clare and Tipperary.

St. Flannan's Cathedral, unique for its stone carving inscriptions is in Killaloe, while both villages host restaurants, galleries, pubs, and shops as well as a Sunday Farmers Market.

Killaloe/Ballina have all the amenities that you would expect to find in an Irish village, with a range of boutiques, health and wellness centres, historical sites, and a choice of superb hotels, B&B's and self-catering accommodations.

Shannon Airport is easily accessible and only a 40 minute drive away to our communities.

Come and Discover all that is magical: Killaloe and Ballina!

Céad Míle Fáilte!