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Corr na Móna
Corr na Móna is located in Ireland
Corr na Móna
Corr na Móna
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°30′52″N 9°26′56″W / 53.514389°N 9.448786°W / 53.514389; -9.448786Coordinates: 53°30′52″N 9°26′56″W / 53.514389°N 9.448786°W / 53.514389; -9.448786
Country Ireland
Province Connacht
County County Galway
Elevation 85 m (279 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Rural 842
Corr na Móna is the only official name. The anglicized spelling Cornamona has no official status.

Corr na Móna (anglicized as Cornamona)[1] is a village and townland in County Galway, Ireland. It is part of the Gaeltacht (Irish-speaking region) in Joyce country.

The village lies on the north of Lough Corrib in the middle of the Joyce Country Mountain and Lake Districts. It is a popular site among trout and salmon anglers[2] and is one of the most scenic areas of Ireland.

The eastern edge of the area comes down to the shores of the Corrib while the western edge borders the scenic upland area of An Mám. The well-known Teachta Dála Éamon Ó Cuív lives in Cornamona.

The local secondary school is Coláiste Naomh Feichín, Corr na Móna. The village also has a shop and pub.

Notable people[edit]

  • Mick Molloy — earned 27 caps playing rugby for Ireland from 1967–73; served as the IRB's first medical officer from 2005–2010.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland
  2. ^ "Cornamona (Corr na Móna)". Fáilte Ireland. Archived from the original on 17 April 2007. Retrieved 15 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Molloy given new IRB medical role", BBC Sport, 12 October 2005. Retrieved 14 March 2015.

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