Aughrim, County Galway
|Elevation||115 m (377 ft)|
|Time zone||WET (UTC+0)|
|• Summer (DST)||IST (WEST) (UTC-1)|
|Irish Grid Reference||M785281|
Aughrim (Irish: Eachroim, meaning "horse ridge") is a small village in County Galway, Ireland. It is located between the towns of Loughrea and Ballinasloe, along the old N6 national primary road that used to be the main road between Galway and Dublin.
According to the Irish census of 2002, the village had a population of 546.
Abbots and Bishops of Aughrim
- c.500 - Connell of Aughrim, Bishop and founder.
- 736 - Flann Aighle, Bishop.
- 746 - Maelimarchair, Bishop.
- 782 - Rechtabhra mac Dubbchomar, Abbot.
- 809 - Maelduin of Aughrim, Bishop and Airchinneach (Erenagh)
- John Doogan, recipient of the Victoria Cross
- William MacCnaimhín, Republican negotiator during the 1798 Rising
Holy Trinity Church
Holy Trinity Church is the Church of Ireland parish church for Aughrim. It was built in 1819 and consecrated on Trinity Sunday 1819 and it was therefore called Holy Trinity. It is cruciform in shape and is still in use as a parish church 
Rectors of Holy Trinity Church
- Rev. Henry Martin (1819 - 1845)
- The Very Rev. John Fiennes Twisleton Crampton (1845 - 1888) 
- Illustrated road book of Ireland, Second Edition, Automobile Association, London (1970)
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