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One of the many Connemara settings for the iconic 1950’s film “The Quiet Man” starring John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara
Renvyle Castle, a 13th / 14th century tower house facing the Atlantic on Connemara’s northern shore.
Views from the peaks offer an unrivaled panoramic view of the Connemara countryside
Twelve Bens, Connemara
In the mid-15th century, the Augustinian Friars founded Murrisk Abbey, which became the preferred starting point for pilgrimages up Croagh Patrick.
Murrisk, Westport, Co. Mayo
St. MacDara is very much associated with seafarers and an old tradition had the sailors dipping their sails as they passed the island
Saint Macdaras Island, Carna
One of Ireland’s last great wild and natural areas. A lovely route for walkers, cyclists and drivers to enjoy.
A small restored cottage that was used by Patrick Pearse, leader of the 1916 Rising, as a summer residence.
A tidal island and located just off the coast of Claddaghduff and the Aughrus Peninsula
Maumean is a mountain pass in Connemara that links the Maum and Inagh Valleys through the Maumturk mountains.
The first commercial wireless messages were transmitted and received from the Marconi Wireless Station in Derrygimlagh
Located close to Ballyconneely, this is an ideal launch point for a range of water-based activities.
Boat cruises and fishing on the Corrib are popular activities for locals and visitors alike.
A working Abbey where the Benedictine sisters live, work, pray and welcome visitors from around the world.
Dramatically surrounded by mountains that rise steeply from the water’s edge
An area of unique natural beauty and a recommended area to visit while in Connemara
Inishmore is the largest if the Aran Islands and a popular tourist destination
Inishmore, Aran Islands
Here you will find a true escape from the modern world
The smallest of the Aran islands and shrouded in a distinctive charm of a classical isolated fishing village
This is the most visited of all of the approximately 365 islands on Lough Corrib and is home to a number of ancient monastic ruins.
Enjoy a wonderful scenic drive with breathtaking views. The valley’s lake, woodlands and hills are enjoyed by many walkers, fishermen and artists.