Welcome to Connemara


Chris Shanahan – President of the Connemara Chamber of Commerce

If you’re thinking of traveling to the West of Ireland, and in particular Connemara, well then you’ve come to the right place. Recognised worldwide for its rich landscape and heritage, Connemara is a great place for business and leisure.

Use our website to avail of special offers in Accommodation, Food, Shopping & Things To Do. You will also find information on the wide  range of events and activities for your entertainment.

Free Parking Continues


Yes you can park FREE of charge upto 11.30 am Monday to Saturday and ALL day Sunday in Clifden.

Free Parking for December!

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Shop  in Clifden this festive season and avail of free parking for the month of December. See all gift ideas and retailers deals HERE


Christmas in Clifden – Reasons to be Cheerful!

009Travel a little further west this year to Clifden town where they are all geared up for the Christmas season. Clifden offers an excellent quality and variety of retailers to be explored in order to tick off all the items on your Christmas list. The town is hosting over 15 festive events starting with the now annual Clifden Fashion Show in the Station House Theatre on November 22nd. Other events will include a ‘Clifden by Candlelight’ evening where Clifden will be plunged into darkness and lit by candlelight giving a unique shopping and dining experience. A Food Fair takes place in Super Valu on December 11th, Santa Clause arrives on December 14th , two TGI Friday discos on November 21st and December 19th and The Station House plays host to two events: Faulty Towers Dining Experience (November 28th) and the Galway Jazz Band on 19th December. Enjoy two exciting Christmas Shopping Weekends (December 5th and 12th) complete with mulled wine, mince pies and entertainment. A Christmas Shopping Trail Draw and online competition gives shoppers the chance to win over €500 in shopping vouchers. Don’t miss two Comhaltas traditional Irish music sessions (November 28th and December 28th) and the annual Mol An Óige Youth Concert on December 21st. Chloe Jasmine of X Factor appears for one night online at the Clifden Station House Hotel on the 3rd January – sure to be a sellout! Stay tuned to all that’s happening on www.christmasinclifden.com and Facebook.