Kinvara is situated in South Galway and is the gateway to the world renowned Burren. One of the more famous landmarks associated with Kinvara is Dunguaire Castle, built in the 1500's and open to visitors from May through October.

Other features of interest around Kinvara include Kinvara Bay, which is part of a bird sanctuary, Trácht beach, and the unique burren landscape.

Welcome to the Galway Rural Development website. Galway Rural Development, through the programmes we administer, will continue to work along with other agencies, groups and individuals around the county to improve the quality of life for all citizens in our area. We especially wish to work with those who are most in need of assistance, to provide real opportunities for people to gain significant improvements for themselves and their communities throughout rural Galway.

Funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development and the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection.