We bid you a cead mile failte to Fanny O Dea’s possibly Clare’s most famous Inn and one of Irelands Oldest Family Run pubs spanning 9 generations. Established as a small Inn in 1695 and licensed in 1790 it is one of Irelands oldest family run pubs.
For over 300 years our family have offered a warm welcome to those within our home shores and those that visit from across the seas. It is known the world over. The famous hostelry is located in the village of Lissycasey between the towns of Ennis & Kilrush in the heart of Co Clare.
The pub with its long low thatched roof, orange wash walls is a beautiful historical pub which is wonderfully picturesque outside. Inside comfortable furniture, old photographs hang long side a clock which featured in the movie Ryan’s daughter. Sit by the original open turf fire which has been burning since 1790 and take a look at the Visitors book which goes back to 1928.
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Fanny O’ Dea’s is also famous for the Egg Flip our house speciality, a warm drink made with a choice of Whiskey, Brandy or Baileys, it’s a secret family recipe handed down for over 200 years from generation to generation.
Music sessions can be found here a few times a month and its best to contact us for dates and times or see our Facebook page. If you would like to stay with us why not check out Lizzy’s Glamping site close by or avail of our Campervan pitches in the neighbouring car park.
We trust your visit will prove enjoyable & that you will grant us the pleasure of your company upon your next return to Clare.
Fanny O’ Dea’s is a beautiful thatched historical pub situated in the village of Lissycasey on the main N68 road between Ennis and Kilkee and just 10 minutes’ drive from the county’s capital town. It’s a house where visitors have found hospitality for over 300 years. Established as a small Inn in 1695 and licensed in 1790 it is one of Irelands oldest family run pubs and has been owned by the one family for over 9 generations.