Connaught

Connaught (Connacht)  comprises of the counties of Galway, Mayo, Roscommon, Leitrim and Sligo. Sitting between the beautiful bogland of Connemara, Munster's Burren region and the accessible Aran Islands, Galway City can be considered the gateway to the west whilst boasting arguably the best, most authentic drinking spot in Ireland. Galway might well be the most famous part of the province but from the sugar loaf dominated skyline of Sligo to the windswept cliffs and beaches of Mayo, Connaught boasts some of the most attractive sections of the Wild Atlantic Way driving route.  

Find out more about the compact little beauty of Connaught with our travel guides and attraction reviews.  

Kylemore Abbey between lake and hill
Kylemore Abbey
A session in a Galway pub
A weekend in Galway
Table mountain of Benbulbin
A weekend in Sligo
Westport town sqaure clock tower
Westport, County Mayo
Strokestown House and grounds
Strokestown Park Famine Museum
Poulnabrone Dolmen in the Burren
The Burren
Clew Bay and Croagh Patrick
A weekend in County Mayo
Lakes reflect mountains in Connemara
Connemara
Sunset with surfers at Strandhill
Strandhill, County Sligo
Running up Knocknarea Warriors Run
Warriors Run, Strandhill
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