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 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
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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