As the Vikings made their way across Europe and on toward America,Caherconnell Fort stood proudly as a stronghold in the Burren.
As the Crusades were begun by Pope Urban II, and as the Battle of Hastings saw the Normans begin to seize power in England, the occupants of Caherconnell Fort remained wealthy and powerful.
Today, Caherconnell Stone Fort is one of the Burren’s premier tourist destinations attracting visitors from all over Ireland and the world.
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