Connaught

Connemara

by Look Around Ireland on September 24, 2014

in Connaught,In Focus

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Connemara is a wild and rugged landscape located on the west of Ireland in county Galway and is well worth a visit. The mountains, lakes and heather are always changing in the light and even on a misty day the clouds provide a haunting landscape. The Connemara pony is a pony breed originating in Ireland …

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Mullaghmore

May 6, 2014 Connaught
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Mullaghmore County Sligo is a fabulous place to surf as the wild Atlantic winds create huge waves which the surfers crave. (more info) You cannot miss the castle that is so prominent overlooking the village of Mullaghmore. The castle is called Classiebawn and is used mainly as a summer residence for it’s owners. It dominates …

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Glencar Waterfall

April 30, 2014 Connaught
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Glencar Waterfall is a located close to the village of Drumcliff north of Sligo town. It is a picturesque but small waterfall that drops about 50 feet and flows into the beautiful Glencar Lough.You can walk right up alongside the waterfall and enjoy the sounds of the water crashing down.

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Silver Strand

April 29, 2014 Connaught
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The west coast of ireland is dotted with golden sandy beaches. In Donegal you can find Silver Strand which is a beautiful secluded sandy cove. You can walk around the headland and then climb down the 150 or so steps to the beautiful sandy beach. To the left you can see a small waterfall falling …

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Rosses Point

December 16, 2013 Connaught
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Rosses Point is a picturesque coastal village in County Sligo. It was made famous by the poems of WB Yeats and painting of his brother Jack Yeats. In the distance you can see Knocknarea on one side and Ben Bulben on the other. It is a beautiful place and well worth a visit if you …

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Aran Islands

December 16, 2013 Connaught
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Take a step back in time by visiting the Aran Islands. Located off the coast of county Galway and can be reached by sea and air. There are 3 islands Inis Mor (the largest island), Inis Meann and Inis Oirr (the smallest) You will wonder at the large round ruins of the many forts and …

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Aran Islands – Cill Cheannannach

December 12, 2013 Connaught

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