In 2015 Connemara Therapeutic Riding (CTR) saw the realisation of a dream—the establishment of a permanent therapeutic riding service for Connemara. We have been working towards this for the past few years, and we are finally here! But the reality is way beyond our expectations.
Nestled in the heart of Connemara, adjacent to Connemara National Park, the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology’s campus in Letterfrack offers specialised degree courses in furniture design, wood technology, and teacher education.
The culmination of bar counter chat—developed through the various planning stages and finally reaching its glorious conclusion—a few days away golfing with the boys, deciding upon the West, encouraged in no little way by the great sound bites emanating from the positivity of the Wild Atlantic Way passage.
Ireland’s West is a wonder to behold. From the artistry and magic of her centuries-old stone walls that crisscross the rolling green hills to the rocky, untamed shores of the Atlantic, Connemara is a veritable feast for the senses.
Lying on the western arm of the Bertraghboy Bay in Connemara, County Galway, the village of Roundstone is one of the most scenic in Ireland. Situated seventy-seven kilometres north-west of Galway City and around eighteen kilometres from Clifden, Roundstone is beautifully set on one of the most spectacular coastal drives overlooking the Atlantic and settled at the foot of Errisbeg Hill.
Renvyle House Hotel and Resort is a four-star, family-owned, historic country house resort. It first opened as a hotel in 1883 and is spectacularly located on a 150-acre estate on the shores of the Wild Atlantic Way in Connemara.
Sometimes destiny is written in the stars; at other times, it’s written in a name. That seems to be the case for Ireland’s latest luxury silk scarf designer from Galway, Ciara Silke, whose surname fittingly corresponds with the traditional fabric of the accessory. One look and feel of these gorgeous silk twill scarves and it’s clear that she’s mastered the art of luxury.