Useful Information

Banks and ATMs

Sweeney Oil, Galway Road, Clifden (ATM)

SuperValu, Clifden (ATM)

Keogh’s, Ballyconneely (ATM)

Bank of Ireland, Clifden

AIB Bank, Clifden

Banks Opening Hours

Monday 10am-12:30 and 1:30pm-5pm

Tuesday-Thursday-Friday 10am-12:30 and 1:30pm-4pm

Wednesday 10:30am-12:30 and 1:30pm-4pm

Bike Hire

All Things Connemara and Bike Electric

Telephone +353-95-22630, Market Street, Clifden, Connemara, Co. Galway

All types of bikes for hire – daily and weekly rates

Mannion’s Cycles, Bridge Street, Clifden – Tel: 095 21160 / 21155

Open Monday to Saturday 9:30am to 6pm and Sunday 10am to 12noon

All types of bikes for hire – daily and weekly rates

Bus Times

Bus Eireann Winter Schedule

Operates August 26 to June 23

Times Departing Clifden (Library)

Weekdays: 9:00, 13:30 and 14:40

Sundays: 16:15

Times Departing Galway (Bus Station)

Weekdays: 11:15, 13:00 and 18:15

Sundays: 12:50

Bus Eireann Summer Schedule

Operates June 24 to August 25

Times Departing Clifden (Library)

Weekdays: 8:15, 9:30, 13:00, 15:00 and 17:00

Sundays: 13:40 and 20:15

Times Departing Galway

Weekdays: 8:30, 11:15, 13:00, 17:30 and 18:15

Sundays: 10:15 and 18:15

For further information call +353 (0)91 562 000 or visit buseireann.ie

Citylink

Times Departing Clifden (Library)

Daily: 7:15, 9:15, 12:00, 15:15 and 18:30

Times Departing Galway (New Coach Station)

Daily: 9:00, 12:00, 14:30, 16:00 and 17:30

For further information call +353 (0)091 564 164 or visit citylink.ie

Church Times

Parish of Clifden – St.Joseph’s RC Church

Monday to Friday 9:30am, Saturday 7pm, Sunday 11am

Parish of Clifden – Christ Church (Church of Ireland)

Sunday Service 11:30am

Ballyconneely RC Church – Sunday Mass 10am

Roundstone RC Church – Sunday Mass 12noon

Roundstone Church of Ireland – Sunday Service 10am

Health

Dentist

Clifden Dental Practice, Tel: 095-22731

Doctors and Physiotherapist

Clifden Medical Practice Tel: 095-22272

Sarah Casey Tel: 086-3896130

Dr. Ciaran MacLoughlin, Tel: 095-21141

Dr. Sophie Faherty (Women’s Health Clinic), Tel: 087-2226783

Dr. Aonghus Flavin  Tel: 095-35851 (Roundstone)

Dr. Alex Michel  Tel: 095-43465 (Tully, Renvyle)

Internet Access / Free Wi-Fi

Connemara Golf Links, Ballyconneely

E.J. King’s Bar, Market Square, Clifden

Guy’s Bar, Main Street, Clifden

Joyce’s Craft Shop, Recess

Lowry’s Bar, Market Street, Clifden

Mannion’s Bar, Market Street, Clifden

O’Dowd’s (Coffee Shop), Main Street, Roundstone

O’Malley’s Bar and Restaurant, Market Street, Clifden

Station House Hotel, Clifden Station House

Laundry Services

Shamrock Dry Cleaners and Washeteria

Hillview Launderette

Ferrons Shop – collections & pick-up 3pm daily Mon-Fri (Roundstone)

There are no self-service launderette/washeteria in Connemara.

Library Opening Hours (Clifden)

Monday and Wednesday 2:30pm-6pm & 6:30pm-8:30pm

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 10:30am-1pm & 2:30pm-6pm

Friday 10:30am-1pm, 2:30pm-6pm & 6:30pm-8:30pm

Parking Information (Clifden)

1. Public car park – behind Clifden Tourist Office

2. St. Joseph’s Church car park – 9am to 6pm daily, paid parking;

up to 2 hours €1 and then 50c per additional hour

3. Paid parking in town – pay-and-display parking meters

4. SuperValu underground car park – first hour free

Petrol Stations

Topaz, Main Street, Clifden – Open Mon-Sun 7am-11pm – Tel: 095 21191

Sweeney Oil, Galway Road, Clifden – Open Mon-Sat 7-11, Sun 8-11 – Tel: 095 21777

Ferron’s, Roundstone – Tel: 095 35838

Keogh’s, Ballyconneely – Tel: 095 23522

Joyce’s, Recess – Tel: 095 34658

Kylemore Service Station, Kylemore – Tel: 095 41147

Acton’s, Letterfrack (Moyard) – Tel: 095 41067

Rogans Filling Station, Tullycross – Tel: 095 43485

Police / Gardaí

Garda Station, Galway Road, Clifden  Tel: 095-22500

Located near Clifden Business Park

Post Office

Main Street, Clifden – Open Mon-Fri, 9:30am-5:30pm and Saturday, 9:30am-1pm

Where else to buy stamps? 

Distributor outside Post Office in Clifden

Kylemore Abbey Craft Shop

Ferron’s in Roundstone (Post Office at office hours only)

Public Toilets (Clifden)

Public toilets are available to customers in SuperValu

SuperValu Opening Hours (Clifden)

8am-9pm daily except Friday 8am-10pm

Take-Away

Griffin’s Bar

Guy’s Bar (view take-away pizza menu)

Jasmine Garden Chinese Restaurant

O’Malley’s Bar and Restaurant

SuperValu (see opening hours below)

The Connemara Hamper – Open Mon-Sat – Tel: 095 21054

Taxi Service (to and from Clifden)

Chris O’Neill – C&P Hackney, Tel: 095-21444 or 086-8593939

Noel King (Roundstone), Tel: 087-9582398

Robert’s Taxi, Tel: 087-4161796

Sky Taxi, Tel: 095-22299 or 087-6664048

The Taxi Company, Tel: 095-30000

Tickets and Times to Inishbofin Island

Click here for ferry times.

Tickets available on the boat

€20 return adults, €10 return child  Group rates and family rates available

Connecting bus service to Cleggan from Clifden:

Citylink – Departing Clifden everyday at 10:30, 13:30 and 17:30

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Office

Galway Road, Clifden (seasonal)

Open Monday to Saturday 9:30am-5:50pm

Tel: 095-21163  Email: clifdentouristoffice@failteireland.ie

What’s On – Connemara (free 20-page visitor guide)

What’s On is published by Destination Connemara, a local business dedicated to providing you with top quality visitor information to help you discover the very best of Connemara. Established in 2005, What’s On is published fortnightly from May to October and is distributed to over 100 locations around Connemara and Galway, with over 12,000 copies circulating monthly throughout the season. View a sample issue online here

What’s On Connemara Facebook Page

Ask questions and stay tuned at: facebook.com/connemara.whatson

Connemara iPad App

A comprehensive and interactive guide on what to do and what to see in the beautiful region of Connemara.

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Connemara App for iPhone and Android

A comprehensive guide on what to do and what to see in the beautiful region of Connemara, County Galway in the West of Ireland.

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Waste and Recyclables

Collection day varies depending on your location, please check with Barna Waste on 1890 300 450. Waste and recyclables must be put in separate dedicated Barna Waste plastic bags – green for domestic waste, blue for plastics, clear for paper. For further information visit barnawaste.com

Glass must be brought to the Clifden Recycling Centre, Galway Road, Clifden. The opening hours are Saturday and Monday only from 8:30am to 4:15pm. Contact the Recycling Centre for more information during these hours, tel: 095 30958. Alternatively, there are glass recycling bins always open in Ballyconneely village, near Keogh’s Bar.

Western Veterinary Clinic

Clifden Business Park, Galway Road  Tel: 095 22209

For Emergencies, Dial 112 or 999

Clifden Hospital, Galway Road – Tel: 095 21301