Lawrencetown is a village in East Galway bordering counties Roscommon, Offaly and Tipperary. It is thirty minutes from the towns of Birr and Athlone and forty minutes from Galway city.

A varied landscape of fine agricultural land, forestry, peat lands and a close proximity to the River Shannon has influenced the development of the Lawrencetown area in a variety of ways. The fine agricultural land has led Lawrencetown to have a strong affinity with all things equestrian, from hunting to pony show jumping to stud farms. Activities such as fishing, walks, golf, soccer, hurling and football are popular among locals and tourists alike.

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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.