Conamara Irish Culture Experience
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Cnoc Suain, Moycullen Road, Spiddal, Galway,
Cnoc Suain, the award-winning eco/cultural hill village of thatched stone cottages, dating back to 1691, offers a unique window into Irish/Gaelic culture.
Cnoc Suain is a magical sanctuary in the Connemara wilderness – only ½ hour from Galway. This award-winning eco/cultural hill village of thatched traditional stone cottages, dating back to 1691, has been described by The Guardian as “ a place quite unlike any other, where Irish traditions are alive & kicking”.
Cnoc Suain has won international awards for its sustainable tourism endeavours, for many years and won the Irish Tourism Industry Awards 2017. Check website for additional information about the Awards.
An engaging introduction to the rich culture, nature & landscape of Conamara. The presentation includes;
- Irish music, song & story. Gaelic language & poetry. Learning a céilí dance!
- Conamara’s Ancient Bogland: Landscape & Nature, stories of Bog Bodies.
- The Thatched Cottage: Customs & Traditions - Irish Soda Bread-making.
This unique Irish Cultural Immersion - with guest participation - is lively, educational, entertaining & fun. It is presented in the English language and is suited to ages:12 to 80+ yrs. An all-weather experience of 100 minutes approx.
Check the website for details of the many events taking place and note pre-booking is required.