Abbeyglen Castle Hotel

Country manor castle hotel originally built in 1832

Abbeyglen Castle Hotel, Sky Road, Clifden, Connemara, Co. Galway
+353 95 21201


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1832 - Built by John d’Arcy of Clifden Castle and leased to the parish priest as Glenowen House.

1854 - Bought by the Irish Church Mission Society for use as a Protestant orphanage where girls were trained for domestic service.

1953 - Became a mixed orphanage housing seven boys and four girls, operated by The Connemara Orphan Nurseries

1955 - Closed due to financial difficulties, became derelict and home to cattle and sheep.

1960s - Purchased by Mr. Padraig Joyce of Clifden and he and operated as the Glenowen House Hotel.

1969 - Taken over by the Hughes family and developed into the Abbeyglen Castle Hotel.

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