Tra na mBan, Spideal

  • Author:ActiveME
  • Created: August 28, 2012
  • Updated: March 12, 2018
Location: Galway
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Spiddal beach known as Tra na mBan is sheltered behind a pier and is reached by means of a narrow road west of Spiddal village. The rocks behind the pier, and the pier itself, provide some shore angling when the mackerel shoals are in. Its an easily accessible rural beach which, located close to Shannagarraun wood which is a Special Area of Conservation. The Oaks and Hazel and Holly and Birch have an under storey rich in ferns, mosses and lichens.

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1. Tra na mBan, Spideal

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Spiddal beach known as Tra na mBan is sheltered behind a pier and is reached by means of a narrow road west of Spiddal village. The rocks behind the pier, and the pier itself, provide some shore angling when the mackerel shoals are in. Its an easily accessible rural beach which, located close to Shannagarraun wood which is a Special Area of Conservation. The Oaks and Hazel and Holly and Birch have an under storey rich in ferns, mosses and lichens.

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