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Merriman Hotel, Kinvara, Co Galway

Merriman Hotel, Kinvara, Co Galway

Merriman Hotel, which has the largest thatched roof in Ireland, consists of 32 bedrooms, 'The Quilty Restaurant' and 'M'asal Beag Dubh Bar'. Kinvara is a picturesque fishing village, located on the South Shores of the famous "Galway Bay". The Irish name for Kinvara is 'Chinn Mhara' which translates as 'the head of the sea', and that is exactly where Kinvara is located - at the head of Kinvara Bay.Kinvara boasts some 10 pubs including their very own M'Asal Beag Dubh Bar.

The hotel is named after Bryan Merriman (1747 - 1805), who, born in Co. Clare, was son of a small landowner. An accomplished violinist and teacher of mathemathic, his famous racy poem, "The Midnight Court", runs to over 1000 lines. The poem is full of intricate brilliance and musical mastery.

Each of 32 bedrooms has been finished to the highest standard. All are en-suite, and feature direct dial telephone, satellite television, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer and toiletries.

Merriman Hotel,
Main Street
Kinvara, Co Galway, Ireland
Merriman Hotel, Kinvara, Co Galway


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