Cleggan, County Galway

Cleggan - An Cloigeann - The Headland

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Location of Cleggan

Cleggan Village is located in the West of Ireland in County Galway. A fishing village at the head of Cleggan Bay.

History of Cleggan

Cleggan is a beautiful fishing village surrounded by bog, it has a harbour for visiting the islands of Inishturk and Inisbofin. During the Napoleonic War a watch tower was built on Cleggan Hill where its ruins can still be seen. The views from Cleggan Hill are spectacular and no words can describe the sun-sets. The area was hit with great sadness in 1927 when the 'Cleggan Disaster' occurred, 25 fishermen from the area lost their lives in a freak storm.

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