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Transport
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Hotels & Guesthouses
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Oughterard Schools
National Schools in the County
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Informative Websites


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Tourism
Dept. of Tourism, Sport and Recreation, Kildare St, Dublin 2. (01) 6313800 http://www.arts-sport-tourism.gov.ie
Ireland West (091) 537700 http://www.irelandwest.ie
Discover Ireland 0800 0397000 http://www.discoverireland.com

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Housing Grant Section
Department of the Environment (096) 24327
(01) 8882735 
http://www.environ.ie

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Group Water Schemes
Department of the Environment (096) 244480
(01) 8882553
http://www.environ.ie

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Taxation Matters
Revenue Commissioners (01) 6330600 http://www.revenue.ie
Galway Tax Office (091) 536000 http://www.nuigalway.ie/international/tax.html

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County Councils
Galway County Council, Prospect Hill, Galway (091) 509000 http://www.galway.ie
Galway Corporation, College Road, Galway (091) 536597 http://www.galwaycity.ie
Mayo County Council, Headquarters Castlebar (094) 9024444 http://www.mayococo.ie

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Electricity Supply Board, Regional Headquarters
Mid Western Region, Limerick (061) 430400 http://www.esb.ie
General enquiries 1850 372 372 http://www.esb.ie

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Telephone Companies
Eircom National Headquarters (01) 6714444 http://www.eircom.net
BT Ireland (Galway) (091) 758500 http://www.btireland.ie
Verizon (MCI Worldcom - Galway) (091) 743000 http://www.verizonbusiness.com/ie/
Commission for Communications Regulations (Comreg) +353 1 8049668 or LoCall 1890 22 9668 http://www.askcomreg.ie/

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Internet Service Providers
Eircom 1800 410 210 http://www.eircom.net/
BT Ireland 091 758500 http://www.btireland.ie/
Digiweb 1800 28 58 28 http://www.digiweb.ie/
Irish Broadband 1890 56 44 56 http://www.irishbroadband.ie/
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Banks and Building Societies
AIB, Eyre Square, Galway (091) 561151 http://www.aib.ie/
ACC Bank, Eyre Square, Galway (091) 562916 http://www.accbank.ie/
Bank of Ireland, Eyre Square Galway (091) 563181 http://www.bankofireland.ie/
Ulster Bank, Eyre Square, Galway (091) 562910 http://www.ulsterbank.ie/
Permanent TSB (091) 566286 http://www.permanenttsb.ie/
National Irish Bank, Eyre Square, Galway 1890 882 545 http://www.nationalirishbank.ie/

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Rail & Bus
City Direct (091) 860814 http://www.citydirect.ie/
Galway Ceannt Station, Regional Head Office (091) 562730 http://www.galway.net/
Passenger enquiries (091) 561444

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Post Office
Galway Head Post Office, Eglinton Street, Galway (091) 534727 http://www.anpost.ie/
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Newspapers
The Connacht Tribune, Market Street, Galway (091) 536222 http://www.connacht-tribune.ie/
The Connacht Telegraph, Cavendish Lane, Castlebar, Co. Mayo. (094) 21711 http://www.con-telegraph.ie/
Galway Advertiser, Eyre Square, Galway (091) 530900 http://www.galwayadvertiser.ie/
Galway Independent, Prospect Hill, Galway. (091) 569000 http://www.galwayindependent.com/
The Irish Examiner, City Quarter, Lapps Quay, Cork (021) 4272722 http://www.irishexaminer.ie/
Irish Independent, Independent House, 27-32 Talbot Street, Dublin 1 (01) 7055333 http://www.unison.ie/irish_independent/
The Irish Times, The Irish Times Building, PO Box 74, 24-28 Tara Street, Dublin 2. (01) 6758000 http://www.irish-times.ie/

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HOTELS
Clifden Hotels
Alcock & Browne, The Square, Clifden, Co. Galway (095) 21206 http://www.alcockandbrown-hotel.com
Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant, Ballyconeely Rd, Clifden, Co. Galway. (095) 21384 http://www.ardaghhotel.com/
Clifden Station House, Clifden, Co. Galway. (095) 21699 http://www.clifdenstationhouse.com/
Abbeyglen Castle Hotel, Sky Road, Clifden, Co. Galway. (095) 21201 http://www.abbeyglen.ie/
Mayo Hotels
Westport Plaza Hotel (098) 51166 http://www.westportplazahotel.ie/
Knockranny House Hotel (098) 28600 http://www.khh.ie/
Ashford Castle Hotel, Cong, Co. Mayo (092) 46003 http://www.ashford.ie/
Connemara Hotels
Ballinahinch Castle, Recess, Co. Galway (095) 31006 http://www.ballynahinch-castle.com/
Tiernakill Farmhouse B&B, Maam Valley, Connemara, Co. Galway (091) 571181 tiernakillhouse@gmail.com
Cashel House Hotel, Connemara, Co. Galway (095) 31001 http://www.cashel-house-hotel.com/
Connemara Coast Hotel, Furbo, Co. Galway (091) 592108 http://www.connemaracoast.ie/
Galway City Hotels
The Carlton Hotel Galway City, Dublin Road, Galway City. (091) 381 200 / reservations.galwaycity@carlton.ie http://www.carltonhotelgalwaycity.com/
Ardilaun Hotel, Taylors Hill, Galway (091) 521433 http://www.ardilaunhousehotel.com/
Galway Bay Hotel, Salthill, Galway (091) 520520 http://www.galwaybayhotel.net/
Galway Radisson SAS Hotel, Lough Atalia Road, Galway (091) 538300 http://www.radissonhotelgalway.com
Glenlo Abbey Hotel, Bushypark, Galway (091) 526666 http://www.glenlo.com
The g Hotel, Wellpark, Galway (091) 865200 / info@theg.ie http://www.ghotel.ie
Westwood House Hotel, Dangan Upper, Newcastle, Galway (091) 521442 http://www.westwoodhousehotel.com

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Recommended Restaurants
Ardagh Hotel & Restaurant, Ballyconneely Road, Clifden, Co. Galway (095) 21384 http://www.ardaghhotel.com/
Donnelley's Restaurant, Barna, Co. Galway (091) 592487
Eastern Tandoori (091) 564818
K.C. Blakes, Quay Street, Galway (091) 561826
Kirwins Lane, Kirwins Lane, Galway (091) 568266
McDonaghs Fish Restaurant, Quay Street, Galway (091) 565001 http://www.mcdonaghs.net/
McSwiggans, Woodquay, Galway (091) 568917 http://www.mcswiggans.com/
Morans of the Weir, Kilcolgan, Co. Galway (091) 796113 http://www.moransoystercottage.com/
Padraicin's, Furbo, Co. Galway (091) 592444 http://www.padraicins.com/
Royal Villa Chinese Restaurant, 1st Floor, National Aquarium of Ireland, Salthill, Galway (091) 580131 http://www.royalvilla.ie/salthill.html
Thai Garden, Spanish Arch, Galway (091) 567865
The Malt House, High Street, Galway (091) 567866 http://www.themalthouse.ie/
White Gables, Moycullen, Co. Galway (091) 555744 http://www.whitegables.com/

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Oughterard and its schools
Convent of Mercy, National School, Oughterard, Co. Galway (091) 552451
Doire Glinne National School, Leam, Oughterard, Co. Galway (091) 552810
Oughterard Boys National School, Oughterard, Co. Galway (091) 552074
St. Pauls Secondary School, Carrowmanagh, Oughterard (091) 552689

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National Schools around the County
Convent of Mercy Primary School, Clifden, Co. Galway (095) 21353
Kingstown National School, Clifden, Co. Galway (095) 22124
Annaghdown National School, Corandulla (091) 791661
Donaghpatrick National School,  Caherlistrane, Headford, Co. Galway (093) 55388
Cloughanover National School, Headford, Co. Galway (093) 35315
Headford Boys National School, Headford, Co. Galway (093) 35378
Headford Girls National School, Headford, Co. Galway (093) 35377
Knockroon National School, Knockroon, Headford, Co. Galway (093) 35137
Shrule National School, Shrule, Co. Mayo. (093) 31221
Balla National School, Castlebar, Co. Mayo (094) 65280
Balla Secondary School, Castlebar, Co. Mayo (094) 65007
Briarhill Primary School, Briarill,  Galway (091) 751543
Castlegar National School,  Castlegar, Co. Galway (091) 757362
St. James National School, Busypark Circular Road, Galway (091) 524625
St. Josephs National School, Buaile Beg, Barna, Co. Galway (091) 520933
St. Nicholas National School, Claddagh, Galway (091) 586173
St. Nicholas Parochial School, Waterside, Galway (091) 569233
Scoil Einda, Dr. Mannix Road, Salthill, Galway. (091) 521272
St. Ignatious National School, Sea Road, Galway (091) 584491
St. Francis Primary School, Headford Road, Galway (091) 763844
Scoil Fhursa, Nile Lodge, Galway (091) 521840
Eagles Nest National School, Renvyle, Co. Galway (095) 43642
Scoil Naisiunta, Cladh Na Ros Cathaill, Co. Galway (091) 550009
St. Annin's National School, Roscahill, Co. Galway (091) 550316
Newtown National School, Moycullen, Co. Galway (091) 555040
Scoil Naisiunta Bhride, Leitir Calaidh, Leitirmoir, Co. Galway (091) 551020
Letterfrach National School, Letterfrack, Connemara (095) 41034
Scoil Nais Mhic Dara, An Ceathru Rua, Co. Galway (091) 595395
Scoil Nais Mhuire, Turloch Beag, Rosmuc, Co. Galway (091) 574312

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Secondary Schools around the county
Presentation College, Headford, Co. Galway (093) 35408
St. Jarlaths College, Tuam, Co. Galway (093) 24342
Kylemore Abbey School, Benedictine Abbey, Kylemore, Connemara (*all female - boarding school) (095) 41170
St. Mary's College (Secondary School), St Mary's Road, Galway. (*all male - boarding school) (091) 522339
Salerno Secondary School, Threadneedle Road, Galway (*all female) (091) 529500
St. Josephs Patrician College, Nuns Island, Galway. (*all male) (091) 565980
St. Ignatious College, Sea Road, Galway. (*Co-ed) (091) 501550

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Informative Websites
Total Ireland www.totalireland.com
Tourmakeady Web Site www.tourmakeady.com
Connemara BER:-
Connemara BER is a totally independent company providing Building Energy Ratings (BER) certification on all residential properties that are constructed, sold or leased throughout Co. Galway and Co. Mayo.
City Direct:-
City Direct provides important public transport scheduled bus services from Barna, Knocknacarra and Rahoon to Eyre Square - the centre of Galway city. City Direct have also developed their coach hire business to cater for your every transport need so you can relax and enjoy the comforts of your journey confident that you will enjoy the experience.
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