A HERITAGE WEBSITE FOR  LOUGH CORRIB

Corrib Connect

OIDHREACHT NA COIRIBE

Heritage Elements

Cultural Heritage

Includes heritage boats, and objects, oral history and folklore, placenames, archives and local histury.

Built Heritage

Includes monuments, architectural heritage such as big houses, castle and churches, canals, wrecks, industrial heritage such as mines and archaeology.

Natural Heritage

Includes flora, fauna, habitats, ecosystems, landscapes and geology

See also Galway County Heritage Office definition

Lough Corrib and its catchment has all of these, but it also has a lot more!

It is a wonderful recreational amenity offering opportunities for angling, rowing, sailing and canoeing or just admiring its beauty.

There are wonderful walks around the Corrib including:

Corrib also supplies water to Galway City and a large number of other towns and villages in County Galway.

We need to preach the joys of Lough Corrib from the housetops and hilltops.


This site is currently under development and is not complete.

It will be continually updated as time allows.


If you have interesting information about the Corrib, especially pre 1900, please email it to the address below. Anything used will be acknowledged.

Comments and Observations to:

corribconnect@gmail.com