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Ballymacward Church
Ballymacward Post Office

Ballymacward (Irish: Baile Mhic an Bháird) is a village in County Galway, Ireland, on the R359 regional road between the main road and rail networks which traverse east-west, 15 miles from Ballinasloe and approximately 30 miles from Galway City. It was once part of the kingdom of the Soghain of Connacht.

It lies 4 km north of Woodlawn railway station.


  • Woodlawn railway station opened on 1 August 1858 and was closed for goods traffic on 2 June 1978.[1] It is on the main Iarnród Éireann Intercity line from Dublin to Galway, situated between Ballinasloe and Attymon halt stations.

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  1. ^ "Woodlawn station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Archived (PDF) from the original on 26 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-04. 

Coordinates: 53°23′N 8°29′W / 53.383°N 8.483°W / 53.383; -8.483