Place:Glinsk, County Galway, Republic of Ireland

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NameGlinsk
TypeVillage
Located inCounty Galway, Republic of Ireland


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Glinsk is a small village in County Galway, Ireland, between Creggs and Ballymoe. Glinsk is located approximately 68 km from Galway city and approximately 30 km from Roscommon. It is located in valley of the River Suck, which has a 60-mile hiking trail. Nearby is the Glinsk Castle ruin, built by Ulick Burke in the early 17th century. Also in the area is the ruins of Ballinakill Abbey, which dates from the early 18th century. See Burke Baronets.

The services found in Glinsk include a church, a shop, a pub and a GAA pitch. The community centre also houses the new Childcare centre which opened in 2009. The church is called St. Michael's Church and is ideally situated beside the local primary school, Glinsk National School. The local shop is Dowds and the pub next door is called The Glencastle Lounge.

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