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Cavan civil servant dies during Connemara mountain climb

The funeral took place yesterday of a father of three who died in a tragic accident during a mountaineering climb in Connemara at the weekend.

Connemara Adventure challenge for Croi

Some 500 competitors are expected to take part in the Connemara Adventure Challenge at Killary Harbour, Leenane, on Saturday.

There’s a certain mystery to the west of Ireland that captivates you

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Connemara has always attracted visitors from across the world. Its landscape alone provides breathtaking inspiration to painters, poets, photographers, and writers. Beginners and professional artists alike love to capture the unique light and shade of the landscape, including the magnificent Twelve Bens, as well as the awe-inspiring coastline around Killary Harbour and Clifden. Adventure-seekers travel west each year to hike or climb through the picturesque, yet challenging, landscape, run the quiet, never-ending roads, venture into the sea to surf or dive, relax on the placid lakes and spend the day fishing, and everything in between.

Historical Connemara lodge attracts keen interest

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Costello Lodge, located in Casla, Connemara, or The Lodge as it is affectionately known, forms part of DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard’s first summer auction of the year and is expected to attract huge interest due to both its keen price and its interesting and varied history. Among this impressive and vast property’s previous owners is the infamous Joseph Bruce Ismay, chairman of the White Star Line, the company that owned RMS Titanic.

Collection day for Galway Mountain Rescue Team

Galway Mountain Rescue Team will hold its annual collection day this weekend, and is appealing to the public to support this worthy cause.

Art exhibitions

A NUMBER of exhibitions - both solo and group - open today or have just commenced a run in various galleries and locations in Galway city and county.

Connemara Wild at Heart

Four Seasons Walking Festival

Minister vows to protect uniqueness of Connemara

Connemara is an unique area that needs to be protected and environmental farming has to be supported, according to Minister for Arts, Heritage, and Gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan.

ConnQuest Connemara to be launched this weekend

ConnQuest Connemara takes place on September 17 and promises to be a unique event that will take you to some of Connemara's amazing mountain tops. Imagine the views while summiting the north face of Ben Choona (584 metres) and then traversing three more peaks in the Twelve Bens/Garraun Complex while taking in a test of your skills with some conventional and quirky tasks in the outdoors.

Discover the hidden wonders of Connemara on a walking tour

Explore the wild beauty of Connemara this summer with Hidden Connemara Walking Tours. Only a short spin from Galway city, Connemara is an area of unique beauty and has a rich history and culture. Explore its vast wilderness with an experienced guide and discover this region’s hidden gems.

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