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Ballyconneely, Co. Galway

Ballyconneely (Irish: Baile Conaola) is a small village 10km (6 miles) south of Clifden in the west of the Connemara region, County Galway.

It is not a village as such, as settlements are spread out north on the road to Clifden and south on the road to Roundstone. Every July, the Ballyconneely Pony Show attracts people from all around County Galway to exhibit livestock.

It is an ideal place from which to explore the many fine beaches, some with coral strands, situated along the nearby Ballyconneely and Mannion Bays. This is an area that is well suited to outdoor activities with walking, horse riding, fishing and golf at the fore. The challenging championship course at Ballyconneely is very highly regarded in the golfing world.

Gardens

Ballynahinch Castle Hotel & Garden - Galway Ireland
Ballynahinch Castle Hotel & Garden
Recess, Co. Galway
This crenellated Victorian mansion is renowned as a fishing hotel and enjoys a most romantic position in 450 acres of ancient woodland on the banks of the Ballynahinch River. It is also home to one of Connemara’s oldest gardens set out am ...
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Golf

The 18th
Connemara Golf Club
Ballyconneely, Co. Galway
Course Type: Links
At the edge of Europe on the wild Atlantic coast lies a links course that is a challenge to all who play her. Nestled between the mountains and the sea in the West of Ireland, the Connemara Championship Golf Links is an exhilarating golfing exper ...
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Self Catering

Selfcatering
Delphi Lodge - Boat House Cottages & Wren Cottage
Leenane, Co. Galway
Boathouse Cottages, Delphi A courtyard of four charming little cottages in the sensational Delphi Valley. Stunning scenery, old pine furtniture, stone floors, big open fires, lots of atmosphere. Two of the two-storey cottages – Nos. 1 ...
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What's On

Roundstone Country Market - Co Galway - Sundays
Sundays, 11am-4pm (weekly in summer, bi-monthly in winter)

John Walsh, Tel: 095-41243 or email: pban@indigo.ie

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Tourist Attractions

Dan Oharas Heritage & History Centre - Clifden County Galway Ireland
Dan OHaras Heritage & History Centre
Clifden, Co. Galway
The centre is based around the restored pre-famine cottage of Dan O'Hara who was forced to emigrate in the 1840's when he was evicted from his home. Guided tours are both entertaining & educational and offer demonstrations of traditional farm ...
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Wedding Venues

Wedding
Zetland Country House
Cashel, Co. Galway
Originally built as a sporting lodge in the early 19th century, Zetland House is on an elevated site, with views over Cashel Bay, and is now a charming and hospitable family-run hotel, with a light and airy atmosphere and an elegance bordering on ...
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