Annaghdown Castle was erected on the east shore of Lough Corrib by the
O'Flaherties in the late 14th century. It is exceedingly well built, and,
like all the castellated remains in this district, batters gradually at
This priory was designed along military lines, as shown by
these remaining fortifications. Annaghdown, situated on the shores of Lough Corrib, was once the site of a
12th century diocese, later abandoned by the Diocese of Tuam.
Cregg Castle was built by the
Kirwan family in 1648, and is said to be the last fortified
mansion built west of the Shannon.
Corrandulla show is one of
the highlights in the local calendar. It is held in June of
each year. The show includes judging
of several classes of horses, show jumping, dog show.