Connemara

No visit to Connemara or the West of Ireland would be complete without a visit to Ballyconneely. This peninsula, jutting into the Atlantic between Clifden to the north and Roundstone to the south, contains some of the most tranquil, unspoilt and...
The sixteenth century Ballynahinch Castle proudly overlooks the Ballynahinch river. This has been the house of the O'Flaherty Chieftains, Grace O'Malley, Humanity Dick Martin and the Maharajah Ranjitsinji. Richard Martin was called...
In the heart of Gaeltacht, an area where Irish is the everyday language. This is an area rich in ancient culture and tradition. In the sixth century St. McDara built a small church on one of the islands off the coast. Thc unique stone roof of the...
Lying at the head of the beautiful Cashel Bay the townland derives its name from the ringfort or cashel which surrounds the present day graveyard. Cashel Hill stands majestic at the top of the bay. It is worth taking a walk up this hill. From the...
Claddaghduff (derived from the Irish An Cladach Dubh meaning the black shore) is a village in County Galway, in the province of Connacht, Ireland. It is located northwest of Clifden, the gateway to Omey Island, and like much of Connemara is noted for...