Clochard is a family run Galway Bed and Breakfast at Spires Gardens. Spires Gardens was originally part of the O’Hara of Lenaboy estate.
Clochard Galway Bed and Breakfast is only a short distance from Galway’s Ceannt Railway station and Kennedy Park, which is named after the late John F. Kennedy former US President. Galway’s World famous Salmon Weir fishery, Cathedral and University are only a few minutes walk .
Spires Gardens is also serviced by a regular bus service. Locally here in Galway guests can enjoy a spot of Fishing, Golf, or Horse riding. Information on Galway walks and mountain walking is also available.
The house is part of a small development which is surrounded by a high wall and defense tower. The wall and tower dates back to the early 19th Century and would have been requisitioned by Lieutenant Colonel O Hara. The tradesmen were paid one penny per day.
Clochard Bed and Breakfast is a great location for touring Galway and Mayo in beautiful Connemara which has been described as one of the most beautiful places in Ireland. If you do not have a car you can do this tour by coach or rent a car at Galway Airport from Ireland Car Hire and City Car Rentals . Depart from Galway and follow the R336 west along the north shore of Galway Bay visiting An Spidéal, Clifden, Cong, Roundwood, Leenane.
Clochard B&B offers Free Internet Access with Wifi and Private Parking for our guests and is approved by Failte Ireland the Irish Tourist Organisation and B&B Ireland.
We are open March to October and we look forward to welcoming you to Galway for 2016.