Place:Shrule, County Mayo, Republic of Ireland


Alt namesSruthairsource: Wikipedia
TypeTown or village
Coordinates53.533°N 9.083°W
Located inCounty Mayo, Republic of Ireland
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Shrule (also anglicised to Shruel, usage deprecated) is a village on the N84 road in County Mayo in Ireland. The county boundary between Mayo and County Galway follows the course of the Black River on the south side of the village.

The ruin of Shrule Castle, a fortification built by the Norman de Burgo family, dominates the view of the village as approached from the Galway side. The ruin is unsafe and closed to the public.

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