Leenaun , also Leenane, is a village and 1,845 acre townland in County Galway, Ireland. It is on the shore of Killary Harbour , on the northern edge of Connemara, and is on the route of the Western Way long-distance trail. The village is at the junction of the N59 and R336 roads in a valley between the mountains of Munterowen West and Devilsmother, with a direct view of Ben Gorm mountain to the north, across the fjord.
Leenaun was the setting for the film The Field and of Martin McDonagh's plays The Beauty Queen of Leenane and The Lonesome West. Amenities[edit sourceÂ | edit]
The village is on the shore of Killary Harbour fjord. The ancient woods at Maam Valley are nearby, as is the Delphi Valley in County Mayo.
Following torrential rain on 18 July 2007, the only river bridge in the village was swept away, cutting the town in half. It was part of the N59 national secondary road and had stood there for 182 years. A permanent replacement bridge was constructed with increased traffic capacity. Killary Harbour, from Devilsmother See also[edit sourceÂ | edit] Mac ind Ãclaich Connemara List of towns and villages in Ireland References[edit sourceÂ | edit] Irish Examiner. 2007-07-19. Retrieved 2007-07-30.
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Leenane, Co Galway, Ireland
Offering Ireland's highest ropes course and a range of outdoor sports.
Leenane, Connemara, Co. Galway
Delphi Resort Hotel & Spa offers 4-star hotel accommodation, with a spa, an adventure centre and two restaurants, including The Chef's Table by Stefan Matz.
Clifden Road, Leenane, Connemara, Co. Galway
On the shores of Killary Harbour lies Ireland's oldest coaching inn. Dating from 1796, you'll find traditional home cooking, antique furniture and the most spectacular views in Ireland.
Leenane, Co. Galway, Leenaun, Co. Galway
Featuring free WiFi and a restaurant, Delphi Lodge Country House and Estate in Connemara offers accommodation in Leenaun. The hotel has a terrace and views of the lake, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar.
Galway, Leenane, Co. Galway
Situated in the picturesque village of Leenaun, the Portfinn Lodge Guesthouse offers views of the Maumturks Mountains. The house is on the southern shore of Killary Harbour, in the heart of Connemara.
Glencroff, Leenane, Co. Galway
This award-winning farmhouse is in a secluded valley, near the wild and beautiful Connemara National Park. After a day's hill walking, relax in the lounge by the fire with a cup of tea.
Leenane, Co. Galway
Featuring the best views over the Killary Fjord, The Convent also overlooks Connemara’s rugged mountains. Dating back to the 19th century, this family-run property was once occupied by the Mercy order of nuns.
Derrynasliggaun, Leenane, Co. Galway
Situated a 6-minute drive from Leenaun, Killary Adventure Centre offers an array of activities for guests. The hostel offers free parking, and WiFi in the public areas.
Derrynasliggaun, Leenane, Co. Galway
Situated in the centre of Connemara and overlooking the Killary fjord, The Connemara Hostel offers free Wi-Fi, a tennis court and free on-site parking.
Delphi Adventure Resort, Leenaun, Co. Galway
Set on the Dephi Adventure Resort in Leenaun, the Wild Atlantic Hostel offers free WiFi in public areas and a shared lounge. Guests can enjoy access to the resort's facilities, including a restaurant and a spa.
Leenane Co. Galway, Leenaun, Co. Galway
Apartment Leenane offers accommodation in Leenaun, 25 km from Westport and 39 km from Castlebar. The unit is 25 km from Clifden. Free private parking is available on site.
Connemara, Galway, Leenaun, Co. Galway
Clifden Road, Leenaun, Co. Galway
Leenane, Leenaun, Co. Galway
Situated in the center of the picturesque village of Leenane overlooking the beautiful Killary Harbour, the Blackberry Restaurant is the ideal venue for you and your friends to experience great cuisine... from a light lunch to a full evening meal. Th
Delphi Adventure Resort & Spa, Leenane, Connemara, Co. Galway
The Chef's Table by Stefan Matz is an "Open Kitchen" Restaurant located at Delphi Adventure Resort & Spa. This unique dining experience features both an exquisite A la Carte and a Tasting menu that celebrates the best of local produce and ingredients.