About Connemara

Alcock and Brown
About Connemara

Alcock and Brown

The first transatlantic flight was achieved in 1919 with the arrival of a Vickers-Vimy biplane behind the Marconi wireless station at Derrigimlagh, 4 kilometres south of Clifden. On-board were two […]

Connemara Marble
About Connemara, Recess Village

Connemara Marble

Connemara is bounded on three sides by the Atlantic Ocean and encompasses a wide variety of natural and semi-natural habitats, reflecting its great geomorphologic and geological complexity. It also has […]

Connemara Hill Lamb
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Connemara Hill Lamb

Connemara is renowned for its spectacular beauty, rolling valleys, hills and lakes; a region shrouded by the moist mists of the North Atlantic which enhance its spectacular beauty and aids […]

The Corncrake
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The Corncrake

The distinctive call of the male corncrake, a shy migrant bird of the hay meadows, is described as like a ratchet being turned – a very loud, continuous, mainly nocturnal […]

The Connemara Pony
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The Connemara Pony

The Connemara Pony is a distinctive breed with excellent qualities. Strong, intelligent and very hard working, the ponies are well suited to the wild unforgiving landscapes of the Connemara region […]