Srath Salach in Gaelic means riverside meadow of willows.
Recess is a small village in the Connemara Gaeltacht area surrounded by views of mountains and peat bog land on the west coast of Ireland. The world famous green marble is to be found here. It is located approx. 20.5km/12.7 miles from Clifden Town and 57.1km/35.5miles from Galway City. Locals are bilingual, speaking their native Irish language and English language fluently.
Glendalough 18 hole Pitch and Putt is 2km outside of the village on the N59 route, scenic walks and lake fishing are some of the activities that can be enjoyed locally.
Grocery shop, Connemara Marble, Filling station, craft shop, Post Office, B&B's, self catering accommodation, Pitch and Putt and Angling resort.