In 1951 John Ford’s movie ‘The Quiet Man’ starring John Wayne, Maureen O’Hara and Barry Fitzgerald was made in the west of Ireland with much of the location being around Read more [...]
Nearest Things To Do Galway
Heading to Galway and looking for something to do or a place to visit nearby. Coast Radar is not just a list of beaches but we bring you the whole Galway coast including castles, lighthouses, piers, museums, beautiful gardens, seaside towns, National Trust and other heritage properties.
When on an information page you can also use our tools to search for nearby Galway seaside towns, and the surrounding coast for the best beaches and places to stay and eat.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Galway day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the links below, to find the closest hit the jump to my location compass or use the search bar to plan where your next Galway activity could be.
The Galway Arts Centre is a gallery showing Irish and international contemporary arts held within a building built in the 1840’s. The gallery is open on all but a Sunday and Read more [...]
Clifden lifeboat station was established in 1988 and operates two inshore lifeboats. Station only open by appointment.
The original keep (1235/40) was low and squat, the roof being at the level of the present second floor. in 1250 Meyler de Bermingham extended it and in 1316 the Read more [...]
Aughnanure Castle was built by the O’Flaherty family in the 16th century, one of Connacht’s most notable lord families.
Corcomroe Abbey is an early 13th-century Cistercian monastery, once known as “St. Mary of the Fertile Rock”, a reference to the Barony of Burren’s fertile soil. The Romanesque ruins feature Read more [...]