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Tra And Oil In Beach

An Ceathr Rua, Galway

The beach is noted for its very fine golden sand and clear water. It is located in an area of great natural beauty in the Connemara Gaeltacht (area of native Irish speakers but most bilingual).

Beach Type



The village of An Ceathrú Rua provides shops
A hotel
Pubs and restaurants and B & Bs


Bird watching

Nature and Wildlife

Water fowl and seabirds frequently seen. especially terns.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Cleaning and Litter

Beach is cleaned regularly.


Dogs required to be on a lease and dog fouling removed.

Tourist Information 353(0)91 537700


Nearest town: An Ceathr Rua
County: Galway
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1725, -6.73119


From Galway City. head west on the R336. past An Spidéil and on towards Casla. Turn left at Casla on the R343 towards An Ceathrú Rua (Carraroe). Go straight through the village and follow the sign for Trá (beach) to get to TrÃ

Public Transport

No public transport.


Parking available.

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in An Ceathr Rua