Top Choice Castle in Oughterard & Around

Aughnanure Castle

Built around 1500, this beautiful fortress 3km east of Oughterard was home to the 'Fighting O'Flahertys', who controlled the region for hundreds of years after they fought off the Normans. The six-storey tower house…
Industrial Museum in Oughterard & Around

Glengowla Mines

Ugly work, but these 19th-century mines yielded all manner of silver, glistening quartz and much more. Visitors learn about the tough existence of workers here and can marvel at some of the treasures unearthed. You …
Gardens in Oughterard & Around

Brigit's Garden

Halfway between the villages of Moycullen and Oughterard is the 4.5 hectare Brigit's Garden, a charming and tranquil spot dedicated to Celtic myth and heritage, explored in an environment of woodland, meadowland and…