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Heritage Sites in Galway

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Dunguaire Castle

Kinvara, Co. Galway, Ireland, H91 W654
The castle, which overlooks Galway, is a 16th century castle. From April to September the castle comes alive with medieval banquets, which feature a theatrical performance involving rhyme, verse music and song. The castle has a crafts shop and visitors sh
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Battle of Aughrim Visitor Centre

Aughrim, Co. Galway, Ireland, H53 KH51
Travel back in time at the Battle of Aughrim Visitor Centre. Relive one of Europe's most historic battles that changed the course of Irish History.
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Aughnanure Castle

Aughnanure CastleOughterard, Co Galway, Ireland, H91 PX20
Built by the O'Flahertys c. 1500, Aughnanure Castle lies in picturesque surroundings close to the shores of Lough Corrib. Standing on what is virtually a rocky island, the Castle is a particularly well-preserved example of an Irish tower house. In additio
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Portumna Castle

Portumna CastlePortumna, Co. Galway, Ireland, H53 YK27
The great semi-fortifed house at Portumna was built before 1618 by Richard Burke or de Burgo, 4th Earl of Clanricarde. There are exhibitions in the castle and Gate House. Guided tours of the gardens and part of the castle are available on request.
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Dún Aonghasa

Dún AonghasaKilmurvey, Inishmor, Aran Islands, Co Galway, Ireland
Perched spectacularly on a cliff overlooking the Atlantic ocean, this is the largest of the prehistoric stone forts of the Aran Islands. It is enclosed by three massive dry-stone walls and a "chevaux-de-frise" consisting of tall blocks of limestone set ve
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Turoe Pet Farm and Leisure Park

Turoe Pet Farm and Leisure ParkTuroe House, Bullaun, Loughrea, Co Galway, Ireland
The Turoe Pet Farm and Leisure Park form a surround for the Turoe Stone, a rare National Monument dating back to the first or second century B.C. This granite rock, exquisitely decorated with curvilinear designs in the Celtic art style known as...
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Teach an Phiarsaigh - Patrick Pearse's Cottage

Teach an Phiarsaigh - Patrick Pearse's CottageRosmuc Village, Carraroe, Co. Galway, Ireland
This small cottage was Patrick Pearse's (leader of 1916 Rising) summer residence. It has been restored and exhibits mementoes of Pearse.
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James Mitchell Museum

Department of Geology, National University of Ireland, Galway, Co Galway, Ireland
The James Mitchell Museum is housed in the Department of Geology, National University of Ireland, Galway. It opened in its present form in 1977. The museum serves as a display area, a teaching facility and a repository for research and teaching co...
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Ceardlann Spiddal Craft Village and Café

Ceardlann Spiddal Craft Village and CaféSpiddal, Co Galway, Ireland
Drawing their inspiration from the landscape and culture of the Gaeltacht of Connemara, the crafts people who work, display and sell their products at the Spiddal Craft Centre produce a range of handcrafted quality products.
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Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden

Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled GardenKylemore, Connemara, Co Galway, Ireland
Kylemore Abbey is home to the Benedictine Nuns and an International Girls School. The castle and church are Neo Gothic in design. The Irish Benedictine nuns came here in 1920, having fled from their convent in Belgium in 1914 during World War I. T...
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Little Mill

Tuam, Co. Galway, Ireland
Visitors can see the milling process that was employed as all the old machinery is still in place. This mill played a vital part in the life of the local community. It also serves as a seasonal Tourist Information Office. No admission charge.
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