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Maam  ~  Leenane
 
 
Maam is a lovely wooded town land beside some great fishing lakes. The ancient woods give the place a magical feel, overshadowed by the Maamturk Mountains with their numerous pre-historic and early historic sites.

The Western Way, a long distance walking trail will take you from the southern end of the Maam Valley to the ancient site of Mámean.
Joe Keane's Pub in Maam, a landmark in Connemara county Galway
   
The Kilmeelickin Church at Maam houses the stained glass window of St. Brendan (1950) by Dublin born Evie Hone (1894 - 1955).

Maam was one of the locations for 'The Quiet Man' film, 1952, starring Maureen O'Hara and John Wayne.
   
A scene in Maam Valley County Galway On the way to Leenane there is a signpost for 'Leaba Pháiric' (Patrick's bed), a rock recess and 'Tobar Pháraic' (Patrick's well) which mark a place of pilgrimage, they were traditionally visited on the Sunday in July, but less so nowadays.

The well was believed to cure cattle as well as some human ills.
 

   
Maam Valley in Connemara County Galway

 

 
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