Place:Carraroe, Kilcummin, County Galway, Republic of Ireland

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NameCarraroe
Alt namesAn Cheathrú Ruasource: Wikipedia
Carrowroesource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeTown or village
Located inKilcummin, County Galway, Republic of Ireland
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Carraroe ( ("The Red Quarter"), its official name) is a village in County Galway, Ireland, in the Irish-speaking region (Gaeltacht) of Connemara, famous for its traditional fishing boats known as Galway Hookers. Its population is widely dispersed over Carraroe peninsula between Greatman's Bay (Cuan an Fhir Mhóir) and Casla Bay (Cuan Chasla). Carraroe has an unusual beach, Trá an Dóilín, a biogenic gravel beach made of coralline algae known as "maerl".

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