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Barna and Furbo

Barna is a small village located just over four miles from Galway City on the scenic coast road to Connemara. Until recently Barna had a small population but in the last ten years there has been some major housing developments in the area. These developments togeather with the rapid expansion of Galway City is transforming Barna into a suburb of Galway. Coupled with this expansion there has been some exciting new shops opened in the area and there are also a variety of excellent hotels, restaurants and pubs.

Furbo is just two miles further out the coast road from Barna where a high percentage of the locals speak Irish. Udaras na Gaeltachta which is the headquarters of the Gaeltacht Authority is in Furbo.