Kinvara / Cinn Mhara neighbourhood map

Current and historical places of interest and public transport information for the village of Kinvara (Cinn Mhara), in south county Galway, on the border of Co Clare.


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1 Dunguaire Castle
2 Green Island - site of the "Castle of Doon"
3 Slipway
4 Seamount College
5 Book Nook and tourist information office
6 Kinvara Post Office
7 Sextons bar
8 Connolly's Pub
9 The Gregory Houses
10 Kinvara Suites
11 Original St Coman's church and graveyard - now in ruins, not accessible to the public
12 Murphys Warehouse - historic building
13 Kinvara pier
14 Pier Head restaurant and bar
15 Forde's Garage
16 Tide Full Inn - pub
17 Courthouse (previously used as a court-building. Now the base for KIVA - Kinvara Area Visual Arts
18 Conoles pub
19 Bus stop - for services to Galway
20 Bus stop - for services to Ennis
21 Keogh's bar and restaurant
22 Market Square - location of a weekly farmers' market
23 Corless Funeral Home
24 Gym / fitness serivces
25 Medical centre:  Market Square Surgery
26 Pharmacy
27 Kinvara Guesthouse - former site of Winkles pub
28 Londis Plus - supermarket
29 The Crane Centre - carpark
30 Flatley's pub
31 Kinvara and District Credit Union
32 Tully's Bar
33 The Ark - curiosity and antique shop
34 Johnson's Hall
35 DIY Pursuits - hardware and outdoors shop
36 The Merriman Hotel
37 Jackdaw Cottage
38 Kinvara Garda station
39 BurrenBeo Trust
40 Kinvara Children's Centre (creche / pre-school / afterschool)
41 Kinvara Community Centre. Community website.  Community facebook.
42 County council:  Town pump house
43 Presbytery / Parochial house
44 St Joseph's Church and former convent
45 Petrol station and CostCutter supermarket
46 Primary school:   St Joseph's National School / Scoil Isoaif Naofa
47 Children's playground
48 Thornville Logdge - former residence of the Bishop of Kilmacduagh
49 Kinvara Clinic - medical / GP centre
50 Delmain Lodge - historic site (not open to the public)
51 Petrol station
52 St Colman's Catholic Church
53 Kinvara GAA club / Cinn Mhara CLG - Faiche Padraic

Public Transport Information

This area is served by Bus √Čireann's route 350 bus (introduced in May 2014), which operates up to six times each day between Galway and the Cliffs of Moher, via Ennis.   The bus stop is in the centre of the village, the stop for buses headed to Ennis is immediately across the road from the bus-stop sign.

Most places are within five-10 minutes walk of the village centre.

Kinvara is also served three times per week by the MacMara ferry service, introduced in April 2015.

Clare Accessible Transport provides a rural-transport service between Gort, Kinvara and Auginish once a week.  Bookings are essential.

See also

South Galway buses - for other routes in the area

Neighbouring areas

Clarenbridge   Kilcolgan

County Galway neighbourhood maps