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Things To Do in Connemara

Things To Do in Connemara This post is reblogged from http://www.ottsworld.com/blogs/things-to-do-in-connemara-galway-county-ireland/ Electric Biking Consider giving yourself a break and see the Connemara landscape at a slower pace with an electric bike. There were a number of routes to choose from around Clifden, and I decided to bike out on Sky Road to the end of […]

The Beautiful Village of Cong

Cong (Irish: Conga, from Cúnga Fheichín meaning “Saint Feichin’s narrows”) is a village straddling the borders of County Galway and County Mayo, in Ireland. Cong is situated on an island formed by a number of streams that surround it on all sides. Cong is located on the isthmus connecting Loughs Corrib and Mask, near the […]

Galway Races

The Galway Races is an Irish horse-racing festival that starts on the last Monday of July every year. Held at Ballybrit Racecourse in Galway, Ireland over seven days, it is the longest of all the race meets that occur in Ireland. The Galway Races are such an intrinsic part of the local as well as […]

Clifden – The Capital of Connemara

Clifden, Ireland (Irish: An Clochán, meaning “stepping stones” is a town on the coast of County Galway, Ireland and being Connemara’s largest town, it is often referred to as “the Capital of Connemara”. It is located on the Owenglen River where it flows into Clifden Bay. The town is linked to Galway city by the […]

Roscam Round Tower – A Hidden Gem

Roscam Tower Galway How many of you know of the existence of Roscam Round tower, and its’ history? This four storey round tower is situated inside a large ecclesiastical enclosure on the shore of Oranmore Bay. This site has associations with St Patrick and St Odran. The D-shaped enclosure is 200 metres N-S and 190 […]

Loughrea in County Galway

Loughrea,Co. Galway The town takes its name from Loch Riach (Irish for “the grey lake”) on which it lies. It is also suggested that the town’s name derives from Loch Riabhach (meaning “speckled lake”). The town is located within an area that was historically called Trícha Máenmaige (Kingdom). The town was Walled but unfortunately the […]

A Connemara Tour – The Beautiful West Coast of Ireland

A Connemara Tour- The Beautiful West Coast of Ireland Situated at the very edge of Europe, on the west coast of Ireland, is one of the most beautiful, unspoilt places it’s possible to find. From the rugged Twelve Bens mountain range in the north through lake-rich Roundstone Bog to the golden beaches reaching out into […]

Weddings Galway – Wedding Venue List Galway

Weddings held in Galway are some of the most beautiful and popular ceremony locations in the country. Galway boasts many wonderful locations and venues to hold your celebration or civil ceremony. We at VIP Wedding Cars Galway have put together a list of some of the best wedding venues in Galway, to help you on […]