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Spiddal

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Spiddal is a small but important village in Connemara, County Galway, West Ireland.

Understand[edit]

Spiddal is situated 10 miles west of Galway. It is a holiday and cultural centre and looks out across Galway Bay to County Clare and the Aran Islands. Inland and westward from Spiddal is a wilderness of bog and mountain.

It is a pleasant place to spend a fine day or even a bad one and it can be a very congenial when the sun goes down. Many musicians have spent time here, notably the Waterboys and De Danann.

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By Bus[edit]

  • Regular buses from Galway.

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Drink[edit]

Popular pubs are Hughes (ask for Breda) and 'An Nead' (Irish for 'The Nest').

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