Inverin

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Inverin
Indreabhán
Village
Inverin is located in Ireland
Inverin
Inverin
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°14′00″N 9°26′00″W / 53.2333°N 9.4333°W / 53.2333; -9.4333Coordinates: 53°14′00″N 9°26′00″W / 53.2333°N 9.4333°W / 53.2333; -9.4333
Country Ireland
Province Connacht
County County Galway
Elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Irish Grid Reference M043212
AER ARANN

Inverin (Irish: Indreabhán, its official name, meaning "mouth of the river")[1][2] is a Gaeltacht village between An Spidéal and Casla in County Galway, Ireland. Inverinis more strongly Irish-speaking than An Spidéal, partly due to fewer commuters from Galway living there.[citation needed] There are a number of Irish-language summer colleges in the area, most notably Coláiste Lurgan and Coláiste Uí Chadhain. The actual village of Inverin is the area between Baile na hAbhann and Na Minna.

Inverin is reached from the city of Galway on the R336 road. It is served by Bus Éireann route 424 from Galway.

There is a Gaelic Athletic Association club, CLG Mhícheál Breathnach, which holds a football tournament every year on St. Stephen's Day.

Aer Arann Islands is headquartered in Inverin.[3]

People

See also

References

  1. ^ Indreabhán. Irish Placenames database. Retrieved: 2011-01-04.
  2. ^ A. D. Mills, 2003, A Dictionary of British Place-Names, Oxford University Press
  3. ^ "Contact." Aer Arann Islands. Retrieved on May 15, 2016. "Address: Aer Arann Islands, An Caislean, Inverin, Co. Galway, Ireland."

External links

  • Coláiste Lurgan
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