Maam Cross

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Maam Cross
an Teach Dóite
Townland
Maam Cross is located in Ireland
Maam Cross
Maam Cross
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°27′00″N 9°32′00″W / 53.45°N 9.5333°W / 53.45; -9.5333Coordinates: 53°27′00″N 9°32′00″W / 53.45°N 9.5333°W / 53.45; -9.5333
Country Ireland
Province Connacht
County County Galway
Elevation 150 m (490 ft)
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference L981455

Maam Cross (Irish: an Teach Dóite, meaning "the burned house") is a crossroads in Connemara, County Galway, Ireland. It lies within the townland of Shindilla, at the junction of the R59 from Galway to Clifden and the R336 from Galway to the Maam Valley which runs from Maum or Maam to Leenaun or Leenane.

Transport[edit]

Maam Cross railway station, on the Galway - Clifden line, opened on 1 January 1896 and finally closed on 29 April 1935.[1]

Tourism[edit]

There is a hotel in the area, and some Bed and Breakfasts near.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maam Cross station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-11-03. 

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