Maam Cross

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.

Maam Cross

an Teach Dóite
Townland
Hotel in Maam Cross, County Galway
Hotel in Maam Cross, County Galway
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
CountryIreland
ProvinceConnacht
CountyCounty Galway
Elevation
150 m (490 ft)
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))
Irish Grid ReferenceL981455

TransportEdit

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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Maam Cross station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 3 November 2007.

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