Monivea is a village in Co Galway. It is located approximately 30km from Galway City and 9km from Athenry. Monivea is known for its sizable forest, Monivea Castle which now lies in partial ruins, and a well-preserved mausoleum. There are two small grocery shops, a petrol station, four pubs, a Garda station, a post office, a church in Ryehill, and Monivea National School. The Monivea Village Market is held every Saturday in Cooke's Yard from 10am until 3pm. Local sports clubs include a GAA club, hurling club and rugby club.