Ballindooley, is the name of a Townland, north-east of Galway City. Ireland


and, is about 2-3 miles from it.


  • Parish - Castlegar.
  • Coordinates -centered at Ballindooley Cross Roads -     53.312959,   -9.023443.
  • Main Road through it - the N84 - the Galway to Headford Road.
  • Castle
  • Lake
  • Dearg Droim - the Red Hill - to the North of the Village.
    • Some say that there is a Lacht (Mound of Stones) which is the Grave of a Red Knight. Ref. M.C..
    • More say, that it is so-called, because of the literal colour of that Hill.
  • Ballindooley Stores (technically, in Carrowbrowne), a local Shop.
    • Formerly ran by Ms. Francie (Frances) Cullen.
  • Great Hurling Village, in the past.
  • Borders, Killoughter, Ballygurraun, Pollkeen, Castlegar, Menlo,.Carrowbrowne.
  • Some say that it is named after Dooley's Town, but there is another suggestion -
    Ballindooley Name Origin