Leenane, Co. Galway

Leenaun (Irish An Líonán - the filling pool), sometimes Leenane, is a village in County Galway. It is situated beside Ireland's only fjord, Killary Harbour, on the northern edge of Connemara and is on the route of the Western Way Long-distance trail.

Leenane is an angling resort and a key destination on the west coast for mountain climbers.

Leenaun was the setting for the movie, The Field, and of the play The Beauty Queen of Leenane. 

Gardens

Ashford Castle - Cong County Mayo Ireland
Ashford Castle Hotel & Gardens
Cong, Co. Mayo
Ireland’s grandest castle hotel, with a history going back to the early 13th century, Ashford Castle is set in 350 acres of parkland, and anyone who loves beautiful surroundings will be thrilled to stay here - or even simply call in for a m ...

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 ...

Self Catering

Selfcatering
Railway Cottage
Oughterard, Co. Galway
Railway Lodge is an exceptional country home, in the heart of Western Ireland's Connemara mountainous region. It takes its name from the nearby disused Galway to Clifden railway which closed in 1936. It was 60 years later, in 1996, that the Lodge ...

What's On

Westport Food & Craft Market - Co Mayo - Saturdays
Westport Food & Craft Market - Every Saturday - 9am to 5pm (from March)

The Mall, Westport, Co Mayo

Contact: Brenda Maloney - 098 64014

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 ...

Wedding Venues

Rosleague Manor Hotel - Bedroom
Rosleague Manor Hotel
Letterfrack, Co. Galway
Mark Foyle’s graciously proportioned, pink-washed Regency house looks out serenely across gardens planted with rare shrubs and plants to a tidal inlet and the mountains beyond. It is a lovely wedding venues, and there is nothing in the slig ...
  • Delphi Fly Fishing School

    Delphi Fly Fishing School - Embark on a new adventure with a Delphi Fly Fishing School holiday. Two half day lessons designed for beginner to intermediate anglers will allow you to explore Connemara or relax on the estate in between sessions.
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