Craughwell, Co. Galway

Craughwell (Irish: Creachmhaoil) is a village in County Galway.  It is noted for its neatness and its village green has a statue of Lady Augusta Gregory, (1852-1932) a founding member of the Irish National Theatre and another of Anthony Raftery (c1784-1835), last of the great Gaelic bards, both by sculptor, Donal O' Murhcadha. Other noted people associated with Craughwell include John and Angelica Huston of Cinematic fame who lived for a period in the old mansion of St. Clerans nearby, birth place of Robert O' Hara Burke, the first explorer to cross Australia from south to north. Craughwell is also home to the famous Galway 'Blazers' Hunt.


Gardens

There is no featured garden in the area

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 ...

Self Catering

Selfcatering
Kinvara Suites
Kinvara, Co. Galway
"The luxury of a hotel suite, the privacy and freedom of home together with a beautiful design." Kinvara suites are situated within a newly converted 18th century stone hayloft. They are set back from the road in a secluded garden in ...

What's On

Loughrea Market - Co Galway - Thursday
Loughrea Market - Thursdays 10am - 2pm

Barrack Street. Loughrea, Co Galway

Contact: Padraig/Úna Ní Bhroin, Beechlawn Organic Farm - Tel:(090) 964 67 ...

Tourist Attractions

Galway City Museum - Galway Ireland
Galway City Museum
Galway City, Co. Galway
Galway City Museum is is a spacious, modern building, situated in the heart of Galway on the banks of the River Corrib, overlooking the famous Spanish Arch. The Museum houses a variety of permanent and touring exhibitions dealing with archaeo ...

Wedding Venues

Wedding
Ardilaun Hotel Galway
Galway City, Co. Galway
This comfortable wedding venues in a romantic woodland setting has a large 1840s house at its heart and, despite its proximity to Galway city and periodic extensions and renovations, it has not been over-decorated and retains a pleasant country a ...
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