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On the road east to Ballinasloe, 6...
St Brendan’s Catholic Cathedral , dating from 1903, is renowned for its Celtic-revival stained-glass windows, furnishings and marble columns...
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Castles, Palaces & Mansions
The town's organic market is revered.
This fascinating heritage centre explores the town's medieval sights and has a fab walking-tour map. It organises recreations of medieval life.
When you're tired of strolling about and catching surprising ancient views, seek restoration here with upscale cafe-fare and baked goods. Evening meals are elaborate affairs.
Clarinbridge & Kilcolgan
This is an atmospheric thatched pub and restaurant, with a terrace overlooking Dunbulcaun Bay, where the oysters are reared before they arrive on your plate...
Oysters are celebrated year-round at Paddy Burke’s Oyster Inn , a thatched inn dishing up heaped servings in a roadside location.
Gort & Around
Housed in an old schoolhouse, this museum traces the life of WB Yeats' literary patron, Lady Augusta Gregory. It's close to Coole Park, the site of Lady Gregory's former home.
This 16th-century Norman tower was the summer home of WB Yeats from 1921 to 1929 and was the inspiration for one of his best-known works, The Tower ...
This extensive monastic site is beside a small lake and includes a well-preserved 34m-high round tower, the remains of a small 14th-century cathedral (Teampall Mór MacDuagh), an oratory dedicated to St John the Bapti...
Parks & Gardens
Once home of Lady Augusta Gregory, co-founder of the Abbey Theatre and a patron of WB Yeats, the house here was demolished by nitwit bureaucrats in 1941...
Food & Drink
South of Galway City
A long-established festival in the South Galway town takes place in the first week of September.
Driving & Motorcycling
Republic ; Northern Ireland
Ireland’s biggest rental dealer.
Small Group Tours
Dublin-based company offering half- and full-day tours of attractions around Dublin as well as the Ring of Kerry.
The biggest horse racing festival west of the Shannon draws massive crowds. It’s held the first week of August.
Offers hands-on cooking classes and cooking demonstrations. Accommodation is also available.
Not as prestigious as the European Open, it still manages to attract its fair share of top European names. Takes place over four days around late May at the County Louth Golf Club, Baltray.
Europe’s largest community arts festival takes place on the Falls Rd in West Belfast over two weeks.
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