At CLADDAGH COACH &
CARS we understand the importance of securing a professional and
reliable transport service, whilst ensuring cost effective value.
With over 20 years service in and around Galway, we strive to offer
and deliver just that. Coaches and mini buses available nationwide
for transportation, private hire, corporate hire, sightseeing,
school trips and tours.
At CLADDAGH MINI-COACH we know how hard it is to find a
reliable company to take you and your friends to the big event
you've been looking forward to.
Your travel is as important to us as it is to you...our
personal attention is guaranteed.
The Claddagh Ring
The Claddagh ring is a traditional Irish ring, given in friendship
or worn as a wedding ring. The design and customs associated with it
originated in the Irish fishing village of Claddagh, located just
outside the old walls of the city of Galway. The ring was first
produced in the 17th Century during the reign of Queen Mary II,
though elements of the design are much older.
The way that a Claddagh ring is worn on the
hand is usually intended to convey the wearer's romantic
availability, or lack thereof. Traditionally, if the ring is on the
right hand with the heart facing outward and away from the body,
this indicates that the person wearing the ring is not in any
serious relationship, and may in fact be single and looking for a
relationship: "their heart is open." When worn on the right hand but
with the heart facing inward toward the body, this indicates the
person wearing the ring is in a relationship, or that "someone has
captured their heart". A Claddagh worn on the left hand ring finger,
facing outward away from the body, generally indicates that the
wearer is engaged. When the ring is on the left hand ring finger and
facing inward toward the body, it generally means that the person
wearing the ring is married.