Ardfry House was built around 1770 and is on a peninsula overlooking Galway Bay. The gothic features were added in the 1820s. The house was home to a Lord Wallscourt whose wife is known to have had gambling debts that were paid off by selling lead off the roof during the early 1900s. In 1970 the house temporarily got a new lease of life with a new roof and windows, but only to appear in a film called "The Makintosh Man", starring Paul Newman.

Permission was granted in 2004 to develop Ardfry House & outbuildings into houses & apartments but in 2009 it is still derelict. A grand table that is said to be worth €50,000 was taken from the house and it ended up in the Middle East, never to be seen again.

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