Life begins at 40! Clifden Arts Festival in its 4th Decade!

It’s that time year when thoughts move to the Clifden Arts Festival – now in its 40th year! Browse the online brochure here: https://issuu.com/clifdenartsfestival/docs/caf-prog-2017-low-res For the uninitiated, this is arguably the highlight of Connemara’s calendar of events. Every September the community comes together in conjunction with artists from Ireland and further afield to celebrate the arts. […]

Fáilte Ireland launches its Wild Atlantic Way Domestic media autumn campaign

From September to mid October 2017 €500k to be spent on marketing the west of Ireland to the domestic Irish Market. Announcement from Fáilte Ireland Embrace the Wild Atlantic Way of Life. From this week television and radio ads encouraging Irish people to get away from it all and explore Ireland’s west coast will be broadcast across national […]

Our Submission to Dept. on the Future Development of Greenways in Ireland

  Connemara Chamber of Commerce’s submission to The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport on the Future Development of Greenways in Ireland In May 2017, The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport issued a Public Consultation Paper on the Future Development of Greenways in Ireland The Connemara Chamber of Commerce has made the following submission […]

Have Your Say on Greenways Nationally before – Deadline 14.7.2017

The Minister for Transport Shane Ross has issued a public consultation paper on the development of a new Greenways Strategy. —————————- Strategy for the Future Development of Greenways Public Consultation Paper May 2017 & at http://www.smartertravel.ie/sites/default/files/uploads/2017_05_19%20Publication%20Version_0.pdf  ——————— The Chamber previously sent in a submission on the Dublin to Galway Greenway but will also be sending in a submission […]

Connemara Chamber is contributing to the WAW Experience Development Plan

Fáilte Ireland have recently invited local tourism businesses, individuals, tourism and community group members, and all other interested parties to be part of the creation of a ‘Connemara / Aran Islands Visitor Experience Development Plan’. This new Experience Development Plan aims to help ensure continued growth in visitor numbers to the region and will also […]

Invited Waterford Greenway delegation visits Connemara

Waterford Greenway Delegation show how it can be done The Connemara Greenway Alliance invited a delegation from the successful Waterford Greenway campaign group to meet with Galway County and City Councillors and Officials last week and push forward the completion of the Connemara Greenway from Galway City to Clifden by 2020. In 2014, €2 million […]

Our Submission to The Dept. on Dublin to Clifden Greenway

Connemara Chamber of Commerce’s submission to The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport on the Public Consultation on the Draft Dublin to Galway Greenway Plan     On the 16th of December 2016, The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport on the Draft Dublin to Galway Greenway Plan The Chamber made the following submission in regards to […]