Moate on the main Dublin/Galway road is an important market town in the centre of a rich cattle raising area. The town derives its name from the remarkable mound of Mota Grainne Oige, which rises beside it. Grainne Og was the wife of O'Melaghlin, chief of the district, who had his residence here.
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Moate, Co Westmeath, Ireland
In the heart of Ireland, Dun na Si is a microcosm of Irish culture. Explore the Folk Park, a picture of bygone days with preserved farm machinery. Trace your family roots with the assistance of qualified researchers. Enjoy the music, song, dance a...
Moate, Co. Westmeath, Ireland
Over 1,000 artefacts covering the folk history of the town in the 18th and 19th century.
Main St, Moate, Co.Westmeath, Co. Westmeath
Situated in the market town of Moate, The Grand Hotel is located 18 km from Athlone, offering rooms with satellite TV. Guests can enjoy full Irish breakfasts and a coffee shop.