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Oranmore, Co. Galway

Oranmore (Irish: Órán Mór) is a suburban village on the outskirts of Galway City. Oranmore is rapidly becoming a part of Galway's commuter or suburban belt.

Dominated by a splendid 12th century castle, Oranmore is the gateway to Ireland's South West. It is a perfect spot from which to visit the Burren, Connemara, the Aran Islands, Galway City, and the Corrib and Lough Mask water systems. Its extra advantage is that Galway regional airport is right nearby, in neighbouring Carnmore.

Oranmore's olde worlde pubs are renowned for their impromptu music and dance sessions. Rinville Park, just outside the village, is an ideal family destination. The Galway Bay Sailing Club is located in Rinville, Oranmore.

Gardens

Ardcarraig Garden Galway
Ardcarraig
Galway City, Co. Galway
There is nothing quite like Ardcarraig, perhaps because people don’t try to garden in such apparently inhospitable spots among the rocks and heather. Yet the sights to be seen in this 5 acres of hillside where Lorna McMahon has developed he ...
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Golf

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Galway Bay Golf Club
Oranmore, Co. Galway
Course Type: Links / Parkland
Located near the village of Oranmore just outside Galway City the Galway Bay Golf Resort is essentially parkland by the sea, bordered as it is on three sides by the Atlantic. But the absence of trees makes it even more exposed to the elements tha ...
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Self Catering

Bayview Apartment - Self Catering in Cong County Mayo Ireland
Bayview Apartment
Cong, Co. Mayo
Beautifully situated on the shores of Lough Corrib in the grounds of Ashford Castle, this brand new 2 bedroom apartment sleeps up to 7 people and would be equally suitable for a family holiday or a romantic getaway. It’s only 10 minutes ...
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What's On

Ballyvaughan Farmers Market - County Clare - Saturdays High Season
Ballyvaughan Farmers Market

Village Hall Car Park

Saturdays: 10am - 2pm (May to October)

Contact: Tracey Kelly 065 707 6963  ballyvaughanfarmersmarket@eircom.net
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Tourist Attractions

Great Stalacite
Doolin Cave & Visitor Centre
Doolin, Co. Clare
 Discovered in 1952, the Great Stalactite at Doolin Cave, County Clare, is becoming one of the most important eco-tourist attractions in Ireland. Measuring 7.3 metres (23 feet) in length, it is the largest stalactite in the Northern hemisphe ...
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Wedding Venues

Wedding
Cloghan Castle
Gort, Co. Galway
Between Gort and Loughrea, just outside the village of Kilchreest, this fully restored 800 year old castle makes a wonderfully atmospheric venue for a wedding. The castle is available for exclusive self-catering hire only, for a minimum of 24 hou ...
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