The Ultimate ConnemaraIE Booklist
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The ultimate ConnemaraIE Booklist -Liosta Leabhar

Liosta leabhar chun tuiscinnt níos fearr a fháil ar Conamara, Oileáin & Inis Bó Finne

We gave you a list of works of fiction recently that bring you from page to place now I’ve compiled the ultimate ConnemaraIE Booklist to help you dive deeper into  Connemara , Aran Islands & Inishbofin

General Interest -Teamaí Ginéaralta

Tim Robinson

Connemara: Part 1, Introduction and Gazetteer; Part 2, a 1-inch

Mapping South Connemara

Listening to the Wind

The Last Pool of Darkness

A little Gaelic Kingdom

Stones of Aran – Pilgrimmage

Conamara Theas: Áit agus Ainm Liam Mac Con Iomaire ( Aistriú Gaeilge a rinne Liam Mac Con Iomaire ar Mapping South Connemara le Tim Robinson

Connemara Visions of Lar Chonnacht by Michael Gibbons & Reini Gahan

A Year in Connemara  Guy St John Williams

Some Aspects of My Connemara P.j. Kennelly

Conamara  Sean MacGillarnath

History -Stair

Kathleen Villiers has written extensively about Clifden and Connemara

History of Clifden 1810-1860   

Beyond the Twelve Pins – Clifden and District 1860-1923

Patient Endurance -Famine in Connemara

Alexander Nimmo & the Western District

History of Kylemore Abbey & Castle

The Connemara Railway


Soupers and Jumpers – The Protestant Missions in Connemara 1848-1937 by Miriam Moffitt

The Parish of Ballinakill is profiled in A Patchwork of Dreams 1957 – 2007 Edited by Michael O’Neill

The Way it Was -Paul Gannon

Fleeing from Famine in Connemara  Gerard Moran James Hack Tuke and His Assisted Emigration Scheme in the 1880s

Connemara After the Famine Thomas Coleville Scott

Story of Connemara – Patricia Kilroy

“West or HIar Connacht” by Roderic O’Flaherty, which is an excellent 17th century account of Connemara;

Ranji Maharajah of Connemara by Anne Chambers

Granuaile Anne Chambers

Humanity Dick Martin: “King of Connemara”, 1754-1834 by Shevawn Lynam

Roundstone -A History Michael Halliday

A Sea Grey House – A History of Renvyle House’ by Dr. Jerry Lidwill

Renvyle Connemara & It’s Scenic Environs | Daniel Sammon MA

Strands of Omey’s Story – by Bernadette Conroy

Conamara Chronicles Seán Mac Giollarnáth (Translated by Liam Mac an Iomaire & Tim Robinson )

Conamara agus Boston: Tríocha Bliain Anonn is Anall  Máirtín Ó Catháin

Historical Sketchbook: Listed Buildings of Connemara, Volume 1 Brendan O’Scanaill

Maigh Cuilinn A Táisc is a Tuairisc – Pádraig Breathnach

Rails Through Connemara  Jonathan Beaumont


Folklore Songs & Stories -Béaloideas Amhráin & Scéalta

Conamara Chronicles Seán Mac Giollarnáth (Translated by Liam Mac an Iomaire & Tim Robinson )

Faoi Rothaí na Gréine: Amhráin as Conamara a Bhailigh Máirtín ó Cadhain   Ríonach Uí Ógáin

Colm O Caodhain: An Irish Singer and His World – Rionach Ui Ogain

The Connemara Sound; 12 Great Sean-Nós Songs  Jean-Yves Bériou

Ceol na nOileán -An -tÁthair Tomás O’ Ceallaigh

How many books have you read from our ultimate ConnemaraIE Booklist?


Connemara Pony – Capall Chonamara

Sea Horses by Stephanie Brooks & Karen Mannion

Connemara Stallion; Connemara Whirlwind; Connemara Champion. All by Anne Henning-Jocelyn

Milly Wild & Free in Connemara by Nicola Heanue

A Connemara Fairy Tale by Nicola Heanue

The Moycullen Ponymen  by Tom Mac Lochlainn

Connemara Pony Reflections Through The Mist Pat Lyne

The Connemara Pony, A History Tom Mac Lochlainn

Poetry, Photography & People – Fílíócht , Pictúirí & Daoine

Ballynahinch Castle Published Books
  • Captivating Brightness, Ballynahinch edited by Des Lally with Peter Fallon & John Fanning
  • Ballynahinch Postcards, Peter Fallon
  • An Afterglow -Connemara Poems edited by Des Lally & Peter Fallon

Conamara Blues –John O’ Donoghue

Letterfrack Poetry Trail Book & CD – Artisan House

The Connemara Cantos Mike Harding

Voices of Connemara  by Raymonde Standún, edited and introduced by Bill Long. Stories & Photographs of People & Places

Connemara & Aran – Walter Pfeiffer  Poetry & Photographs

The Edge of Beyond, This is Connemara Michael Delahunty

Walking- Siúlóid

Connemara and Mayo – a Walking Guide by Paul Phelan

West of Ireland Walks Kevin Corcoran

Collins Ramblers Guide Connemara Paddy Dillon

My Connemara Journeys and Favourite Walks – Amelia Joyce

Siúlóidí Iorras Aithneach Conamara/ Walks in Iorras Aithneach Connemara  Club Siúlóídí Iorras Aithneach

Nature -Nadúr

Wild Plants of Connemara and West Mayo by Charles Nelson

See the Wood from the Trees – Marion McGarry & Dermot O’ Donovan

The hidden lakes of Connemara  by Jan van Groenendael, Ton Roozen, Madeleine van Mansfeld and Marijke van Mansfeld

Connemara Wild Flowers by Dieter and Jane Stark

Connemaras Early Christian Sites Anthony Previte

Connemara Marble: Ireland´s National Gem – Stephen Walsh

Lough Corrib, Its Shores and Islands William R. Wilde

Cookery -Cócaireachta

At Home in Renyle Tim O’ Sullivan

Kylemore Abbey Cookery Book

Oyster Gastronomy – i Máirín Ui Chomáin & Michael O’ Meara

Celebrating Irish Salmon – Máirín Uí Chomáin

Arts & Crafts Ealaín & Céirde

Sophia Sturge and the Connemara Basket Making Industry in Letterfrack – Joan Johnston

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