Ballynahinch or Ballinahinch is situated close to Recess in County Galway in the west of Ireland, on the road from Recess to Roundstone. It also lies on the route of the former railway line from Galway city to Clifden . The name comes from the Irish Baile na hInse meaning settlement of the island.
Ballynahinch Castle, built in the 17th century for the Martyn family, one of whose better known members was 'Humanity Dick' founder of the RSPCA, has been used as a hotel since 1946. The Castle was originally built in about 1684 and is today well known as a high-end hotel with a focus on fly fishing for salmon. Transport[edit sourceÂ | edit]
Ballynahinch railway station opened on 1 November 1895, but finally closed on 29 April 1935. See also[edit sourceÂ | edit] List of towns and villages in Ireland References[edit sourceÂ | edit] ^ "Ballynahinch station". Railscot - Irish Railways. Archived from the original on 26 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-11.
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Cashel, Ballynahinch, Co. Galway
Cottage 203 - Cashel is a detached holiday home with a balcony, set in Ballynahinch in the Galway County Region. The property is 47 km from Westport and features views of the sea. Free private parking is available on site.