Caherconnell Stone Fort & Sheepdog Experience

Caherconnell Stone Fort is one of the Burren’s premier tourist destinations attracting visitors from all over Ireland and the world.

Situated 1km south of the world famous Poulnabrone Dolmen, this unique Irish ring fort offers you the opportunity to visit an exceptionally well-preserved example of an ancient Irish stone fort.

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Visit Caherconnell Stone Fort & Sheepdog Experience


Caherconnell is also home to the Burren’s leading sheepdog demonstrations which were created by the landowner, John Davoren. These famous demonstrations attract visitors from all over the world to see the combined skills of the Border collie and his master. The sheepdog is an integral part of Irish farming culture – come and experience a working farm for yourself!

  • Graphic Display Areas
  • Audio Visual Presentation
  • Virtual Tour of the Fort
  • Touch Screen Presentations
  • Self-Guided Tour with 28 Page Full Colour Booklet
  • Self-Guided Tours in English/French/German/Italian/Dutch
  • Audio Guides Available
  • Craft Shop
  • Sheepdog Demonstrations


If you’re staying with us at Doolin Inn, avail of your guest discount and book on your in-room tablet.