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The Central, Clifden, Co. Galway

Main Street
Co. Galway

Tel: +353 (0) 95 21430
Fax: +353 (0) 95 22071
Proprietor: Kevin Barry

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About Us

In 1920, during the War of Independence, this building was bruned down by the Black & Tans.  It was restored and has traded successfully for over 100 years.

The Barry family have a strong Irish Music background and musicians are always welcome.  Live music is a regular feature here.

There is seafood, wines and pub grub available 7 days a week plus 12 bedrooms for the overnight guest.

Located next door to Paddy Power and across from the post office, The Central is in the hub of activity.

Black & White Newcomer Pub of the Year 1991, it retains an easy to enter atmosphere at all times.

12 bedrooms, being a mixture of doubles, twins and singles

Free Internet access throughout the building

Average B&B rate is €35 per person

Local Attractions

Kylemore Abbey

Connemara National Park

Connemara Golf Club

Deep Sea Fishing with local provider

Walking one or more of the 12 Bens

Visiting Inishbofin Island

Surfing at Dunloughan and Ballyconneely Beaches

Pony Trekking in Cleggan, Errislannen or Ballyconneely

Kayaking at the Salt Lake

Whats on Offer:

  • Food
  • Live Music
  • Restaurant
  • Sport
  • Transport


  • Accommodation
  • Family Friendly
  • Family Run
  • High Chairs
  • Listed Building
  • Open Fire
  • Wheelchair Access
  • WiFi


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