Oscar Wilde called it a “savage beauty”. We couldn’t have described Connemara better if we tried
They don’t do queues in Connemara. Mountains are deliciously deserted, beaches calm and quiet and there’s always a hidden pub corner for that well-earned pint. That “savage beauty” Oscar Wilde was talking about? Pop up that mountain and you’ll know what he meant. In the mood for romance? Kylemore Abbey is the love story Hollywood missed and a certain Quiet Man was filmed here, too. We understand the attraction...
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