Ireland Regions - Connaught
Connaught (also spelled ‘Connacht’) is one of the five ancient kingdoms or provinces of Ireland, lying in the western and northwestern areas of the island. This region has some of the most beautiful and unspoilt countryside to be found in Ireland, including the spectacular mountainous landscape of Connemara. You will truly enjoy this part of the country, with its numerous bays, seascapes, mountains, lakes, rivers, festivals and events.

Explore this region and enjoy their spectacular scenery, wildlife and the great outdoors. Don’t miss the beautiful Aran Islands near Galway or the peace and tranquillity of Roscommon’s waterways.


Originally a small fishing village then a walled town later on in the 13th century, Galway is now one of the most relaxed and easy-going spots in Western Europe, and despite being a city, it feels like a big town in County Galway with its easy attitude and warm and friendly people.

Connemara National Park

Connemara National Park, long regarded as one of the most beautiful places in the world, covers nearly 3000 hectares with rugged mountains, bogs, grasslands and spectacular wildlife. It is the perfect spot from long nature walks up ancient mountains and Gleann Mór to short self-guided walks up to Diamond Hill. In this enchanted place, you will traces of ancient settlements such as megalithic tombs, ruined houses and ancient walls and Tobar Mweelin.
Irish Coast

Beaches and Coastline

The coastline around western Ireland is like much of Ireland, simply stunning. Sligo is home to some stunning beaches, much of which is family friendly blue flag certified and the golden sand stretches for miles. Galway has some stunning fishing coastine and Achill Island in Mayo must be seen to be believed.
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