- the Burren a limestone area on the North Clare coast in the Irish Republic, famous for its wild flowers, caves, and dolmens
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There was a herd's house up at Burren that no one could live in.
But the Munster people say it is on their own side of Burren he is buried.Gods and Fighting Men
Lady I. A. Gregory
I heard of a man went to them dying on a cart, and he walked twenty miles home to Burren holding the horses head.Where There is Nothing
William Butler Yeats
At St. Patrick's well at Burren there used to be a great pattern every year.
Copper pyrites occurs in several parts of Burren, but in small quantity.