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The Connemara Loop

The Connemara Loop, to the North West of Connemara is one of the most scenic places to visit in the West of Ireland. Now part of the Wild Atlantic Way, this corner of Connemara, with its ever changing landscape, presents visitors with the most spectacular mountain views, mist covered lakes, pre-historic bogs, shady glens and remote, unspoilt beaches facing out towards the wild Atlantic.

The landscape is dotted with quaint but lively villages where modern conveniences are available along with an opportunity to step back in time to a more relaxed era at a slower pace of life. The Connemara Loop is the ideal location all year round for holiday getaways with your family or for couples looking to escape to a unique destination of for adventure back-packers of all ages.

The Connemara Loop is well signposted and takes you through the villages and townlands of Maam Cross, Maam, Leenane, Killary Fjord, Lettergesh, Tully Cross, Tully, Renvyle, Derryinver, Letterfrack, Kylemore, the Inagh Valley and Recess.

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Upcoming Events
Galway Early Music Festival (14th - 17th May 2015)
Enjoy this wonderful medieval festival with concerts, film, family events and workshops in the lively medieval centre of Galway.
Connemara Adventure Challenge (10th May 2014)
The Connemara Adventure Challenge takes place on the 09th May, and covers 3 separate disciplines - trail/mountain running, kayaking and cycling.
Connemara Mussel Festival (01st - 03rd May 2015)
A celebration of Killary Mussels harvested on the glorious Renvyle Peninsula in North Connemara.
Fleadh na gCuach (01st - 04th May 2015)
The Cuckoo Fleadh in the village of Kinvara has become a showcase for the best in traditional music, attracting musicians from all over Ireland and...
Cúirt International Festival of Literature (21st - 27th April 2015)
Cúirt International Festival of Literature is an annual celebration of the very best of contemporary writing in poetry, fiction and memoir.
Connemara International Marathon (12th April 2015)
2015 is the 14th Connemara Marathon, taking runners past stunning mountains and beautiful glacial lakes.
Galway Food Festival (02nd - 06th April 2015)
Exceptional food producers and renowned Galway chefs will host a variety of events throughout the city over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.
St. Patricks Festival (17th March 2015)
St Patrick's Festival in Galway is a platform to showcase local artists and community groups through an inclusive programme of events.
Tedfest - Fr. Ted Festival (26th February - 01st March 2015)
Tea and sandwiches and all of the usual high jinx activities are being prepared for the 9th Annual Fr. Ted Festival.


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