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- Directions: The visitor centre is situated within Aughrim Village on the main Dublin - Galway road, the N6, 6km west of Ballinasloe and 60km east of Galway City. The actual battlefield is signposted.
- Groups and School Tours:: Please note: Opening for Groups and School Tours at other times by prior arrangement.
- Opening Months:: Open: May 30th - September 4th.
- Opening Times:: Tuesday - Saturday: 10.30 - 16.00; Sunday: 14.00 - 17.00. Closed on Mondays.
- Admission Prices: Adult: €5.00, Student /Senior: €4.00; Child under 12: €3.00; Family ( 2 adults + 3 children under 12): €12.00. Special rates for groups.
Battle of Aughrim Interpretative CentreAughrim Galway - Ireland West
The Battle of Aughrim Interpretative Centre, in Aughrim County Galway, is an award winning centre commemorating a forgotten day of Irish history, the Battle of Aughrim. This battle was known as 'Ireland's Gettysburg' and was fought on 12th July 1691, in the closing stages of the Williamite-Jacobite War. This War of the Two Kings was fought between rival monarchs, William of Orange and his deposed Catholic father-in-law, James II. Aughrim was the ultimate battle of this war. Centre facilities include 'Daltons Letter'. Narrated by one of Ireland's finest actors, John Kavanagh, This film recalls the events of the original 12th of July. Story panels chart a complex course of history from the Glorious Revolution to the flight of the Wild Geese. Friendly and professional staff will be delighted to advise on other attractions in the area.
ContactTelephone+353 (0)90 967 3939
Address: Aughrim, Ballinasloe, Co Galway, Republic Of Ireland