Clara is easy to get to and is centrally located at the heart of the country.
The train station is a very easy 5 minute walk from the Jim Kirwan Scout Hall, making this one of the easiest options available. Clara is serviced by the Dublin/Galway and Dublin/Westport routes. (http://www.iarnrodeireann.ie)
From Dublin: Take the N4 then the M4 to junction 11, signposted Galway and continue on this M6. At junction 6 take the N80 exit signposted an Móta/