Connemara


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Connemara

(kŏnəmär`ə), wild, mountainous region, Co. Galway, W Republic of Ireland, lying between the Atlantic Ocean and Loughs Corrib and Mask. Many mountains, lakes, streams, and glens help make it a well-known vacation area. Most of the villages are found along the coast; Clifden is the chief town. The peat bogs of S Connemara are major fuel sources. Particularly famous is the hardy breed of ponies peculiar to the region.

Connemara

a barren coastal region of W Republic of Ireland, in Co. Galway: consists of quartzite mountains, peat bogs, and many lakes; noted for its breed of pony originating from the hilly regions
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In addition to breeding, I also judge Connemara ponies at shows.
There is a good main road that takes you down through Maam Cross and Kinvara but when you're on holiday, you may as well do things more leisurely, so we opted for the cross country route - a minor road through the wild, rugged and beautiful Connemara countryside.
The grey, quartzite peaks of the Mt Errisberg and the Twelve Pins - right in the heart of Connemara and encircling Roundstone to the North - also attracted one or two of the healthier specimens among us, who claimed the walking good and views breathtaking.
Sarah, currently in her first year at Reading University as the only girl reading Building Surveying, won two of the Connemara sections.
In doing so the Court of Appeal has overturned a High Court ruling in which Forum Connemara was allowed to pursue a procurement challenge outside of the statutory time limit.
The men play for the Brothers Pearse club in Huddersfield and it is an organisation which has always had strong links with the West of Ireland and Connemara in particular.
Michael Huston, 44 of Lui Na Greine, Western Distributor Road, Galway and Quintas Smith, 30, of Main Street, Cavan, were charged with having an imitation gun, possession of a knife, gloves and balaclavas with intent to carry out a robbery at Indreabhan Post Office in south Connemara on Wednesday.
The Connemara Writings consist of a series of articles commissioned by the Manchester Guardian, in which Synge, along with traveling companion Jack B.
30pm as a belated tribute to a crew of the 2,500 tonne Connemara and the 500 tonne collier Retriever.
And he remembered childhood trips to Connemara where the sight of Famine graves and deserted villages would haunt him.
Management at the Renvyle House Hotel in Connemara claim its nine-hole course has been called Pebble Beach for as long as anyone can remember.
It hews closely to local specialties, mostly straightforward dishes that are associated with local ingredients such as Connemara Roast Lamb or Baked Limerick Ham.