The West Coast of Ireland – Claregalway

Claregalway is a village about 10 km north of Galway. It was founded on the banks of the River Clare and hence its Gaelic name Baile Chláir na Gaillimhe meaning town on the Clare, in Galway.

The Franciscan friary was funded in the 13th century and rebuilt in the 15th century, when the bell tower was inserted.

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