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.

Explore a BLUEWAY this Summer

blueway-taster-daysBlueways are areas of outstanding beauty with facilities for a range of water sports in the Blueway area which are supported by local activity operators.

There are five pilot Blueway sites in Galway  and Mayo and to promote these sites ‘Blueway Taster Days’ are being held throughout the summer.

Ideally let us know if you are coming so that we do not disappoint anyone.  Email the Blueway team at [email protected]

Checkout www.facebook.com/BluewayIreland Tweet /bluewayireland or www.blueway.ie.

The Golf Digest Volvo Open @ Connemara Golf Links

Event Mailshot-CONNEMARAThe Golf Digest Volvo Open takes place at Connemara Golf Links in scenic Ballyconneely on Saturday 17th May, 2014. Connemara Golf Links blends the history of the game, the stunning natural and unique beauty of the western Irish landscape and the the skills of a great architect to create a memorable golfing experience.

Nestled between the scenic splendour of the 12 Bens mountain range and the rugged Atlantic ocean, this is a test from start to finish.

Entry to The Golf Digest Volvo Open is €55 per player and is open to all golfers who wish to participate, even those without an official handicap. Only golfers with an official GUI or ILGU handicap can enter the main Category competitions.

The categories include: Handicap 0-12, 13-24 and Ladies 0-36.

Join in the Roundstone Bay 8k!

Paula at Roundstone Bay 8K 2011The Roundstone Bay 8K is an officially certified Athletics Ireland road race, that will appeal to both locals and tourists alike. Start Time for the race is 1.00pm on Saturday 17th May 2014. Running in general is going through a boom period in Ireland these days, and an event like this is very attractive to people of all ages. In addition, we are also endeavouring to raise funds for the RNLI, thus benefitting a very worthwhile local charity. The race takes in some of the most breathtaking scenery on the west coast of Ireland, and follows a figure of 8 loop beginning and ending in Roundstone Village. The course will be officially measured and chip timing will be provided for all participants. Refreshments will also be made available on the day.

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd Male Overall
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd Female Overall
  • 1st Male Over 40, Over 50 and Over 60
  • 1st Female Over 40, Over 50 and Over 60

Not just content with putting on solely an 8K Race, we really want you enjoy your time in Roundstone, and the key to that will be ensuring a fantastic atmosphere.