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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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The creation of sympathetic and authentic fictional accounts of the lifestyles and values of the people of his native Conamara were to be the guiding principles of Padhraic Og O Conaire's literary life.
12) Philip O'Leary, 'Discouraging Words from the Golden West: The Conamara of Padhraic Og O Conaire', Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium, 8 (1988), 85-129 (p.
It is also worth noting that Denvir includes a good representation of the work of several of "na fili pobail," the "communal poets" of Conamara whose work he has discussed elsewhere as the tenacious continu ing voice of the "uncolonized mind" of Irish-speaking Ireland.
Address : C/o E[bar]darEis na gaeltachta office, carna, conamara
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An accomplished button accordion and guitar player, he is a regular on the live music scene around Conamara and Galway.
It would be fun to hear her holding forth over a few jars in a nice little pub in Conamara.
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