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Discover Conamara's Gaelic Culture

Discover Conamara's Gaelic Culture

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Food and Drinks
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Proud winner of the 2017/2018 Irish Cultural Experience Award. A deep love of Conamara’s rich culture & nature, combined with a spirit of adventure and innovation, and a lifelong passion for sustainability, inspired husband and wife, Charlie and Dearbhaill, to found Cnoc Suain – an international award-winning cultural retreat – over 20 years ago. Dearbhaill, a native of Conamara*, is a…
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What we’ll do

Turning off the Mountain Road, a winding lane through ancient bogland will lead you to our little hill village - 'Cnoc Suain'. We will then gather together in one of the original thatched cottages. As you relax by the open fire with a cup of tea, I will tell you the story of this magical place, and share insights into local Gaelic culture, traditional & contemporary, with demonstrations of soda…

What else you should know

Practical clothing & sturdy footwear advisable. Please arrive 5 minutes before starting time. You must provide your own transport. Taxi: Galway city to Cnoc Suain costs €35 approx

What I’ll provide

Snacks
'Things to see & do' I will give you information on local places to visit in Conamara. Discover places off the beaten track on roads less traveled
Drinks
Tea & snack Materials for Ogham inscription. Picture card of the Thatched cottage with Gaelic verse & Soda bread recipe inside.

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Where you'll be

We'll meet in the Conamara hill-village of Cnoc Suain, described by The Guardian as "a place quiet unlike any other" and by Travel + Leisure as “a beautifully restored hill village that sits on layers of Irish history, Cnoc Suain offers a thorough immersion in local culture. It is serving as a trailblazer and a powerhouse in promoting sustainability and mindfulness of the earth’s – and mankind’s – precious resources.” Car Parking at Cnoc Suain

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

Practical clothing & sturdy footwear advisable. Please arrive 5 minutes before starting time. You must provide your own transport. Taxi: Galway city to Cnoc Suain costs €35 approx
Dearbhaill
social gathering
Discover Conamara's Gaelic Culture
8 reviews
£62 per person
8 reviews
£62 per person