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Loughrea Golf Club ; 18 Hole Parkland course 
This is a rolling parkland course extended to 18 holes under architect, Eddie Hackett, in 1992. Generous fairway layout is counter balanced by strategic tree plantations and fast greens. While short by today's standards, the test here is for considerable accuracy with approach shots to greens.
 
Curra West Golf Club ;
Curra, Kylebrack, Loughrea, County Galway
Short 18 Hole course, located between Loughrea and Woodford. 
 
Athletics Club
Includes a running track, playing pitch, pitch and putt course and a small passive recreation park.
 
Horse Riding
Aille Cross Equestrian Centre. Flower Hill Equestrian Centre. Whether you are a beginner or a more experienced rider, the equestrian establishments in the Loughrea area can cater for all your needs.

Rugby Football Club.
Loughrea RFC, which sports one of the largest clubhouses in Connaught, currently fields teams in all grades from mini- rugby through youth to adult sides.

Boxing Club.
The Club has many amateur titles to its credit and continues to send boxers to the National Championships each year. Caters for all ages.

GAA Club.
While Gaelic football is played, it is the tradition of hurling which is strongest in the town. Games are played at St. Brendan's Park. There are teams for all ages and both genders including the Shamrocks Camogie team.

Tennis Club.
The Club is equipped with well-maintained courts and a clubhouse for its members. Coaching is available during summer months for both junior and senior players. Members compete both in Connaught tournaments and the Midland league.

Angling Club
This local lake which is fed entirely by underwater springs (seven in local folklore) and is renowned for the purity of its water, as there is no inflow and the water is replenished from underneath. The lake has a fine stock of native trout.
 

 

 
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