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Spiddal Pier



An Spidéal has two south-facing beaches on beautiful Galway Bay connected by a scenic walking / cycling path. One is by the roadside east of the village with a short promenade, while the second is sheltered behind the pier, and is reached by car by means of a narrow road to the west of the village. The rocks behind the pier, and the pier itself, are used for shore angling when the mackerel shoals are in. Galway has six Blue Flag Beaches and “Tra na mBan”, or “Ladies Beach” in Spiddal is one of them.