20. Pier and Slipway

Castle Pier and Slipway
Oranmore Heritage

Castle Road brings one to the precincts of Oranmore Castle. The pier, built c. 1780, and the slipway were the location where boatloads of turf from Connemara were unloaded to be purchased by locals and carted home.

This page was added on 03/08/2017.

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  • Hi,

    Have you any history on St.Mary’s Quay in Oranmore Bay to the south of Gurraun South?

    By Barry Kelly (16/04/2024)

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