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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,
Short 18 Hole course, located
between Loughrea and Woodford.
Includes a running track, playing pitch, pitch and putt
course and a small passive recreation park.
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.
The Club has many amateur titles to its credit and continues
to send boxers to the National Championships each year.
Caters for all ages.
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.
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
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