The ancient castle of the Kirwans lies beneath Knockma Hill, believed to
be the legendary Other world seat of Finvarra, ruler of the fairies of
Knockma the great 'Hill of Maeve' is situated 2km west of
Belclare. Maeve the legendary Queen of Connacht is reputed
to be buried in the Cairns on the summit of the hill from
which one of the greatest panoramic views in Ireland may be
Castle is in the barony of Clare, five miles south of Tuam,
which the O'Connors made the capital of Ireland in the 13th
Corofin Castle built in 1451 for Emelina deBurgo, and was part of the manor of Headford.
Anbally Castle was a 15th century castle
and bawn of the Burke family. It was formerly known as Tavenagh
The station was featured in the making of the 'Quiet Man' film in 1952.