Connemara

Welcome to this wild and wonderful stretch of atlantic shoreline that comprises the Cleggan/Claddaghduff region of Connemara. Here the sea in all its facets influences the shape of the landscape and affects the lives of all who dwell in its presence....
Set between the Atlantic Ocean, 12 Ben Mountains and preserved boglands, lies the town of Clifden on the Coast of Connemara. An area at long last recognised as a new popular destination and not just a place to 'breeze through'. Enhanced by spectacular...
One of the most beautiful islands off the west coast, lnishbofin is reached by ferry from Cleggan. Today it has a population of about 200 people but was chosen in 665 by St. Coleman for the site of his monastery as it was a place of tranquility. That...
Kylemore (Choill Mhór - the big wood) lies at the top of the Inagh Valley and is hidden between the mountains of Connemara and the Atlantic ocean. The mountainous valley around Kylemore is an area of old oakwoods which terrace the mountainside....
The beautiful village of Leenane , snugly situated at the head of Killary Harbour , is often aptly described as the 'Gateway to Connemara'. The roads from Maam, Clifden , and Westport meet at this point. Killary Harbour extends ten miles inland and...