Catherine Murphy and coThe town is a popular angling centre for the eastern shore of Lough Corrib, and Greenfields, 6.5 km west of the town, is its boating harbour. It is 2 km south of the Black River which is the county boundary with Mayo and noted also for its trout angling.

It is also the centre of an area richly endowed with archaeological monuments including prehistoric burial cairns, Iron Age stone enclosures, early Norman and later castles, and many monastic sites.

ross-errilly-1These include Ross Errilly Friary, founded in 1351, which has been described  as the best preserved monastic ruin in Ireland.

The modern cattle mart replaces the fairs and markets once held in the town’s two squares and it ensures the local popularity of this North Galway town.

The annual Saint Patrick’s Day parade in 2009 marked the return of a market in the town, which has been held once a month in the square since then.



Catherine Murphy and Company’s practice has developed and expanded since its formation in 1999 and gained an excellent reputation for looking after our clients interests in Counties Galway and Mayo. We place great emphasis on client care and attention and pride ourselves on offering a quality and efficient service.


Feat_LegalServicesCatherine Murphy is a native of Tuam and was educated at Presentation College Tuam. She graduated from UCD with an Honours Law Degree in 1986.

Roisin Burke is a native of Abbey, Loughrea, Co. Galway. She graduated from University College, Galway with an LL.B in 1999. She subsequently worked in the Dublin and Galway Offices of the Legal Aid Board, Refugee Legal Service.

John Burke is a native of Kilconly, Tuam, Co. Galway. He graduated from NUI Galway with a B.Comm and with an LLB degree in 2008.

Joanne Leetch is a native of County Roscommon. She graduated from NUIG in 2003 with a B.A (hons) and an L.L.B (hons) in 2004. She qualified as a solicitor in January 2010 having served an apprenticeship with Mary Mullarkey, Solicitor, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.