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
The Stone Cottage
Portumna, Co. Galway
4 * Rating by Irish Tourist Board Situated in a rural location just five miles from the bustling town of Portumna, this delightful property has been rebuilt using the original stone from an old cottage and its outbuildings. The result is a fab ...

What's On

Oranmore Farmers Market - Co Galway
Oranmore Farmers Market - Thursdays 1pm-6pm

Behind Church, Oranmore, Co Galway

Contact: Ray Lavery - 087 666 2070

Tourist Attractions

Galway Atlantaquaria - Galway Aquarium - Salthill Galway Ireland
Galway Atlantaquaria
Galway City, Co. Galway
Galway Atlantaquaria, the National Aquarium of Ireland is the largest aquarium in Ireland and seeks to present a comprehensive view of the world of water through clear and interesting displays, informed helpful staff and exciting live presentatio ...

Wedding Venues

Wedding
Lough Cutra Castle
Gort, Co. Galway
Lough Cutra Castle and Estate has a long and varied history with both highs and lows, including famine relief to the billeting of soldiers, a period as a convent and life as a private home. It was designed by John Nash who worked on Buckingham Pa ...
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