By Maggie Turansky

Ballyconneely – Baile Conaola

No visit to the West of Ireland would be complete without a visit to Ballyconneely Clifden Connemara. Ballyconneely is a small village, 10km South of Clifden the capital of Connemara. The entry point to the Errismore Peninsula is an ideal place from which to explore the most tranquil, unspoiled and interesting countryside to be found…

A Road Trip Up Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way

A Road Trip up Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way

A Road Trip Up Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way By Dakota Arkin Cafourek Jun 18, 2018 A Road Trip Up Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way “At Bunowen Pier, we stop at the Connemara Smokehouse for a package of Gravadlax (smoked salmon marinated in sugar, salt, dill, and Irish whiskey), which comes with its own dill mustard sauce.…

Fish Fanciers' Paradise - Connemara Smokehouse

Fish Fanciers’ Paradise – Connemara Smokehouse

Connemara Smokehouse: Fish Fanciers’ Paradise by Rob Walsh The highest quality smoked salmon, rarely seen smoked wild tuna and smoked tuna mousse, smoked mackerel and smoked mackerel spread are a few of the items available to visitors at the headquarters of Connemara Smokehouse.  This is a highly recommended stopover on the Wild Atlantic Way. As avid…

County Fleadh Cheoil 2018

County Fleadh Cheoil 2018

Well done to all who took part in the County Fleadh Cheoil (Traditional Music Competitions) this weekend especially to our Amy, who won her “Accompaniment Competition” and took part in Clifden Comhaltas West Coast Grupa Cheoil and won their competition. They are now through to Regionals, well done to all.