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Barnaderg Castle, County Galway.

Barnaderg (Irish: Bearna Dhearg, meaning "red gap")[1][2] is a village northeast of Tuam in eastern County Galway, Ireland.

Barnaderg Castle was a 16th-century stronghold of the O'Kelly clan.[3][4]

In June 2008, a new €1.5m extension was opened at Barnaderg National School, which has 87 pupils. The extension provides a new classroom, a general purpose room, a library, a learning support room, a resource room, a staff room and an office and store rooms. Refurbishment of the existing building and extensive on site works were also carried out.[5]

Local people[edit]


  1. ^ Barnaderg Placenames Database of Ireland. Retrieved: 2011-02-06.
  2. ^ Barnaderg Ordnance Survey Name Books, Galway Public Library. Retrieved: 2011-02-06.
  3. ^ "Barnaderg - Tuam". County Galway Guide. Archived from the original on 31 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-28. 
  4. ^ "Barnaderg Castle". The Castles of Ireland - Ireland's History in Maps. Retrieved 2008-06-28. 
  5. ^ "Minister O'Keeffe opens new €1.5m extension to Barnaderg National School, Tuam, Co Galway". Department of Education and Science Press Release (26 June 2008). Retrieved 2008-06-28. 

Coordinates: 53°29′N 8°43′W / 53.483°N 8.717°W / 53.483; -8.717