co. Galway

images of location in co. Galway

Delphi Lodge, Delphi Valley. co.Galway 1830

Delphi Lodge is located in one of the most spectacular valleys in Ireland on it's own 1000 acre estate. It is surrounded by wild rivers, beautiful lakes and some of the tallest mountains in Connemara. [...]

Portumna Castle, Portumna. co. Galway 1618

Portumna Castle is a very interesting example of Irish architecture in the transition between the medieval fortified tower house and the neoclassical large country manor. It was built in 1618 on the banks of Lough [...]

The most photographed castle in Ireland > Dunguaire Castle. Kinvarra. co.Galway

Dunguaire Castle is located on a rocky outcrop near the picturesque village of Kinvarra. It is said to be the most photographed castle in Ireland. It was built in 1520 by the O’Hynes clan and [...]

Ireland’s only Fjord – Killary Harbour, Lennane. co.Galway

Killary Harbour, is classified as Ireland's only fjord. It is located beside the beautiful village of Leenane which is often aptly described as the Gateway to Connemara. It forms a partial border between counties Galway [...]

Kylemore Abbey, Connemara. co. Galway – 1871

Kylemore Abbey was originally built as a private residence for Mitchell and Margaret Henry between 1867 – 1871. They had come to this area from England on their honeymoon and were enchanted by the beauty [...]

Kylemore Abbey Church, Kylemore Abbey. co.Galway – 1881

Kylemore Church is regarded as one of the most beautiful churches in Ireland and has one the finest interiors. It was built in the memory of Margaret Henry and is sometimes referred to as the [...]

Irish Cottage, Kinvarra. co.Galway – c.1800

Just had to include this lovely traditional thatched cottage located near Kinvarra, co. Galway.  17 people used to live in this house and they were the lucky ones! See Dunguaire Castle in the background. [...]

Cloonacaueen Castle, Tuam Road. co.Galway – 15th century

Cloonacauneen Castle is a stunning 15th century tower house situated on outskirts of Galway City. Unusually, the majority of Cloonacaueen's owners have been recorded since 1574, when Richard Beag Burke lived here. The castle next [...]

Galway Cathedral, Galway City – 1965

The Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas is more commonly known as Galway Cathedral. This site, on the banks of the Corrib River was originally the site of the old city [...]

Dunguaire Castle, Kinvarra. co.Galway – 1520

Dunguarie Castle is located on a rocky outcrop near the picturesque village of Kinvarra. It is said to be the most photographed castle in Ireland. It was built in 1520 by the O’Hynes clan and [...]

National University of Ireland, University Road. Galway City – 1845

Galway University opened it's doors on the 30th of October 1849 to 63 students and was then known as Queen's College. This was in fact one of three 'Queen's Colleges', the others two were located [...]

Aughnanure Castle, Oughterard. co.Galway – c.1490

This national monument is one of the best and grandest fortified tower houses in the country and is one of over 200 built in county Galway alone. It has 6 floors including a banqueting hall and [...]

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