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Moylough castle.

Moylough (/mɔɪˈlɒx/ moy-LOKH; Irish: Maigh Locha, meaning "plain of the lake")[1][2] is a small rural village located in County Galway in Ireland. It is located on the N63 national secondary road (Cnoc Tua Mór–Longford), and is served also by the R328 and R364 regional roads. It is 50 km from Galway, 30 km from Roscommon, and 5 km northwest of Mountbellew. It is twinned with Elliant in Brittany.

It was formerly part of the kingdom of the Soghain of Connacht.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Moylough Placenames Database of Ireland. Retrieved: 2011-01-22.
  2. ^ A. D. Mills, 2003, A Dictionary of British Place-Names, Oxford University Press

Coordinates: 53°29′20″N 8°34′30″W / 53.489°N 8.575°W / 53.489; -8.575