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Cashel, Co. Galway

Cashel (An Caiseal in Irish) is a village in County Galway, in the province of Connacht, Ireland. It is located west of Galway city and southeast of Clifden, on the coast.

The name Cashel derives from a circular stone fort, whose remains lie on the slope of a mountain about 1 km north-east of the town. To the west is Toombeola Bridge, near which are the remains of a Dominican Abbey, founded in 1427, by one of the O'Flaherty clan which held sway over Connemara until the rule of James II of England.

In 1969, the Général de Gaulle spent two weeks in Cashel, after he resigned the presidency of France, in Cashel House Hotel.

Gardens

Cashel House Hotel - Garden Cashel County Galway Ireland
Cashel House Hotel & Gardens
Cashel, Co. Galway
Standing at the head of Cashel Bay, Dermot and Kay McEvilly’s gracious property has been run an an hotel since 1968 and comfort abounds here, even luxury, yet it’s tempered by common sense, a love of gardening and the genuine sense of ...
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Golf

The 18th
Connemara Golf Club
Ballyconneely, Co. Galway
Course Type: Links
At the edge of Europe on the wild Atlantic coast lies a links course that is a challenge to all who play her. Nestled between the mountains and the sea in the West of Ireland, the Connemara Championship Golf Links is an exhilarating golfing exper ...
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Self Catering

Selfcatering
Delphi Lodge - Boat House Cottages & Wren Cottage
Leenane, Co. Galway
Boathouse Cottages, Delphi A courtyard of four charming little cottages in the sensational Delphi Valley. Stunning scenery, old pine furtniture, stone floors, big open fires, lots of atmosphere. Two of the two-storey cottages – Nos. 1 ...
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What's On

Roundstone Country Market - Co Galway - Sundays
Sundays, 11am-4pm (weekly in summer, bi-monthly in winter)

John Walsh, Tel: 095-41243 or email: pban@indigo.ie

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Tourist Attractions

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Patrick Pearses Cottage
Rosmuc, Co. Galway
Patrick Pearse (1879-1916) was the leader of the 1916 Rising. Patrick used this small cottage overlooking the beautiful lakes and mountains of Connemara as a summer residence and summer school for his pupils. The interior, although burned du ...
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Wedding Venues

Renvyle House Hotel - Galway Wedding Venue
Renvyle House Hotel
Renvyle, Co. Galway
In one of the country’s most remote and hauntingly beautiful areas, this famous Lutyens-esque house in Connemara has a romantic and fascinating history - and its position, on the edge of the Atlantic with the Twelve Bens mountain range prov ...
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