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Attractions in Connemara County Galway Ireland
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Connemara National Park
Situated in the heart of the West of Ireland, Connemara National Park covers some 2,000 hectares of scenic mountains, expanses of bogs, heaths and grassland. The development of the Connemara landscape over 10,000 years is exhibited in the visitor centre with 3D models and large scale displays.

Ballynahinch Castle
Ballynahinch Castle is steeped in a wealth of tradition and has been intertwined in the history of Connemara and its people for many centuries. From the days of the O'Flaherty Chieftains, to Grace O'Malley, the Pirate Queen of Connemara, to Humanity Dick Martin, founder of the society for the prevention of cruelty to animals and to H.R.H. the Maharajah Ranjitsinji, also known as the 'Ranji', Prince of Cricketeers.

Connemara Pony
The Connemara Pony is the only native Irish breed of Equine. The Pony originates from Connemara, County Galway on the western seaboard of Ireland, and this is the area from which the pony takes its name.

Killary Harbour
Ireland's only natural fjord. It is 16 kilometres long and in the centre it is over 45 metres deep.

Maam Valley
Maam Vaaley with its splendid scenery. One of the location for the making of the Quiet Man film in 1953.

Twelve Bens
The Twelve Bens or Twelve Pins (Irish Na Beanna Beola) is a mountain range in Connemara in the west of Ireland.

Maamturk Mountains
The Maamturk Mountains are a picturesque mountain range in North Connemara. They are less well known than their more famous neighbours, the Twelve Bens on the other side of the Inagh Valley.

Mweelrea Mountains
Mweelrea rising from the northern shores of Killary Harbour, is one of the finest mountain renges in Ireland.
 
 

Please use town / village links below for a list of other tourist attractions
in the Connemara area :

 

Barna | Carna | Carraroe | Clifden | Clonbur | Leenane 
  
Moycullen | Oughterard | Renvyle | Spiddal

 

 

 

 
Towns & Localities in County Galway

 Aran Islands | Athenry | Ballinasloe | Ballygar | Barna | Carna | Carraroe | Claregalway | Clarinbridge | Clifden | Clonbur | Corofin
Connemara | Corrandulla | Dunmore | Galway City | Glenamaddy | Gort | Headford | Kinvara | Leenane | Loughrea | Milltown | Monivea
 Mountbellew | Moycullen | Oranmore | Oughterard | Portumna | Renvyle | Salthill | Spiddal | Tuam | Turloughmore | Williamstown
 

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