Tag Archives: the Burren


Wonderful meadows  flushed with yellow dandelions can be found throughout the Burren in late Spring. Their distinctive fluffy seed heads or “clocks” make a beautiful sight particularly in evening sunlight.

Bloody crane’s-bill

Bloody crane’s-bill in full bloom throughout the Burren landscape. This highly attractive wild geranium is considered to be of Mediterranean distribution outside of Ireland and Britain.  Flowering throughout the Summer months, this spectacular plant is one of the many famed wild plants of the Burren, Co Clare.

Burnet Rose

Immerse yourself in the beautiful scent of wild Burnet rose in full bloom throughout the Burren at present. This delicate wild Irish rose is a delight to the senses. Sometimes flushed with baby pink, even full pink variations can be found.

Early Purple Orchid

Early Purple orchid (pale pink variety), the first of many beautiful wild orchids to bloom in the Burren, catch it now before it disappears until next year!.

Wood Anemone

Delightful woodland flowers adorned the ground beneath the hazel woodlands of the Burren, Co Clare during Spring time.


Beautiful wild primroses blooming throughout the Burren reminding us that Spring is here and that there are many more blossoms on their way

Colt’s Foot

Lesser Celandine

Lesser Celandine in full bloom in the Burren, bringing much needed little bursts of sunshine to our lives, reminding us that Spring is here and of all the many beautiful blooms to come…

Autumn Lady’s-tresses

Wonderful spiral flowers of the rare orchid Autumn Lady’s -tresses in bloom at present in the Burren National Park, Co Clare and on the Aran Islands, Co Galway.

Blackthorn, Sloe

Beautiful bonsai blackthorn in bloom in the Burren, Co Clare, announcing the arrival of Spring after a long winter