Thoor Ballylee Castle is a fortified, 15th/16th century Hiberno-Norman tower house built by the septs de Burgo, or Burke. It is also known as Yeats’ Tower because it was once Read more [...]
Heading to Galway and looking for something to do or a place to visit. 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.
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Teach Synge is a restored 300 year old cottage on the beautiful island of Inishmaan (one of the Aran Islands) in County Galway. The restored cottage is now a museum Read more [...]
Teampall Bheanain is a tiny Early Christian oratory, dated to the 11th or 12th Century. Today is nearly complete but for the roof and its steep gables are very prominent Read more [...]
The Spanish Arch and it’s neighbour the Caoċ Arch are two remaining arches on the Ceann an Bhalla (“Front Wall”) in Galway city, Ireland.
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 [...]
Inchagoill Island is the fourth largest island on Lough Corrib and has a number of monastic ruins, woodlands, coves and bays that are ideal for picnics and swimming. This is Read more [...]
Inishbofin Island lies seven miles off Galway’s coast and is approximately 5.7km by 4km. If you want to see the spectacular Atlantic scenery then one of the official looped walks Read more [...]
Aughnanure Castle was built by the O’Flaherty family in the 16th century, one of Connacht’s most notable lord families.